Thousands Of Nation's Dams 'Susceptible To Failure': Report

02/21/2011 08:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • HENRY FOUNTAIN The New York Times

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — Frank Brassell, owner of Nelda’s Diner in this town wedged between the slopes of the southern Sierra Nevada, knows his fate should Lake Isabella Dam, a mile up the road, suddenly fail when the lake is full.

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