Wolf Creek Dam Problems in New York Times

“Below the Wolf Creek Dam, which holds back the biggest manmade lake east of the Mississippi, residents joke that they are not worried about a breach but sleep in life jackets, just in case.” As we reported in February, the dam holding back Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky was found to be less than reliable in a review of structural safety. Today The New York Times‘s Ian Urbina and Bob Driehaus give an update on the worries of local residents.

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