Mo. legislators want more inspections on large dams

Sunday, February 18, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 3:44 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Fourteen months after the Taum Sauk Reservoir burst, flooding Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park with one billion gallons of water, two Missouri legislators are seeking to increase dam inspection regulations.