Our levees protect us but hurt those outside the system
‘It’s a different system than we had in Katrina.’ says Army Corps spokesman.
Devastation awaits if the surge is high
Work would take 50 years, just to keep up with subsidence, rising seas
Still, some legislators want New Orleans and four suburban parishes to pony up for improvements
Standing on the raised deck of a neighbor’s camp, Brenda Fanguy looked out over Grand Isle’s levee at a newly constructed beach 20 times wider than what was there last year. “It’s amazing,” Fanguy yelled, shouting down from her perch.