MATHER – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will meet with emergency response officials today at the State Operations Center in Mather regarding the ongoing response to the situation at the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway and subsequent local evacuations. A media availability with state officials will follow.
Yesterday, Governor Brown declared a state of emergency to help mobilize disaster response resources and support the local evacuations. The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services has activated the State Operations Center in Mather, California to its highest level and is coordinating with personnel at the Incident Command Post in Oroville, California and with other local, state and federal emergency response officials to address all emergency management, evacuation and mutual aid needs.
When: Today, Monday, February 13, 2017. The media availability will begin at approx. 5:30 p.m.
Where: Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, Operations Center, 3650 Schriever Avenue, Mather, CA 95655
**NOTE: This availability is open to credentialed media only and will be streamed live here.