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Resource ID: #13007
Subject: Dams
Source: Tribune-Democrat (Johnston, Pa.)
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Date: March 19-20, 1995

Description

This Tribune-Democrat story investigating the negligence in the maintanance of dams in the area, specifically regarding the 1977 failure of the Laurel Run Dam that killed 39 people. As a result of the story, the state announced a tougher stance to crack down on negligent dam owners and many have since complied.

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