Levees rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina to withstand stronger storms could have still been overtopped
A new levee could protect thousands. But where do you get 150,000 dump trucks’ worth of dirt?
Project aimed at protecting from 10-year tidal or rainfall flooding
Decision shows administration’s commitment to defend region against stronger hurricanes, rising seas
Levee to protect LaPlace can move forward after appeals court orders land expropriation
Former judge, prominent lawyer own 364 acres that builders seek for access roads
‘Hard conversations’ needed about using sand dunes at Grand Isle, 7-foot levees for Lafitte
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