Officials issue “Code Red” warning of potential dam failure in Maryland — 15 miles from nuke plant

Published: August 28th, 2011 at 5:08 am ET
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St. Mary’s Officials Warns Of Potential Dam…, WBFF FOX45 Baltimore, August 28, 2011 12:25 am EDT:

Officials in St. Mary’s County are warning of a potential dam failure at St. Mary’s Lake near Callaway.

They issued the Code Red notification at 10:40 p.m. Saturday after Hurricane Irene poured more than seven inches of rain in the area.

The county says a dam failure may cause significant flooding that could threaten people, homes and roads downstream. [...]

St. Mary’s Lake is less than 15 miles from Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant:

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