Intro: Two years after the Taum Sauk reservoir catastrophe, legislators are still figuring out what to do.
Erika Navarrete (Nahv-ah-rett) has more from Jefferson City.
The House Environment Committee heard a bill that would establish tougher safety regulations on high hazard dams.
Missouri has 1,200 dams that are at risk of failure and loss of life.
Committee Member Republican Representative, Jeff Grisamore, is in favor of the bill.
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Seven people testified in favor and only one in opposition.
The committee took no immediate action on the bill.
Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Erika Navarrete, KMOX News.
Intro: The collapse of the Taum Sauk reservoir, over two years ago, has finally prompted The Dam and Reservoir Safety bill.
Erika Navarrete (Nahv-ah-rett) has more from the State Capitol.