Thursday, September 4, 2008

New Orleans Still At Risk Post-Katrina Even as Public Concern Fades

Levee improvements continue in New Orleans and public concern over potential flooding has decreased. However, this may be a false sense of security. Even with the new improved levees, the city will still be at risk for significant flooding. If rebuilding continues without regard for this risk, another Katrina-like disaster is likely. Fortunately, they dodged the bullet with Gustav, though winds from the storm causes serious damage in Louisana.

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New Orleans repeating levee mistakes

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