Here comes confirmation that a money shortage may be inclining the Army Corps of Engineers toward building a technologically inferior solution to New Orleans' Category 3 hurricane protection.
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The causes of the erosion in Louisiana are clear. The means to reverse the process are equally well known. All that's missing is... a sense of urgency.
Friends of mine assure me that this is a stealth priority -- New Orleans is an issue that Obama cares so deeply about he dare not mention it yet.
FEMA was the poster child for federal incompetence, according to the consensus media narrative of the New Orleans flooding disaster. But the true poster child was and is the US Army Corps of Engineers.
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Is money the reason New Orleans has to wait three more years before even the semblance of protection is in place? What's the city supposed to do in the meantime?
The president's speechwriters found it advisable to ignore three independent forensic engineering studies and the Corps of Engineers' own 6000-page report.
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Corps engineers in New Orleans maintain that the seepage is not cause for alarm.
As the rivers converge and and the crest moves south, national efforts to shore up our levees ought to look like someone is building the pyramids. The...
Yesterday, the Times-Picayune carried a very restrained story about a potentially inflammatory subject: the Corps of Engineers has discovered a persistent leak in the 17th St. Canal floodwall.
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