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US gives Colorado $10M to fix dam upstream of ski resort

 

February 9, 2020



BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — U.S. emergency management officials have given Colorado a $10 million grant to fix a dam upstream of the ski resort town of Breckenridge that's listed in unsatisfactory condition and would likely lead to deadly flooding if it were to fail.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the grant last month, The Summit Daily News reported. The Goose Pasture Tarn dam's failure could potentially flood more than 2,000 homes and businesses, damage roadways and harm the water supply, according to FEMA.

The dam is about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) south of Breckenridge,...



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