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Louisiana agency takes on oil industry over damage to delta

Aug 29, 2013
The levee board for the New Orleans region sued oil companies over their damage to delta wetlands that are a protective buffer against storm surges.
Posted In: New Orleans, levee, Oil

New Orleans' $14 billion levee system holds for now

Aug 29, 2012
The $14 billion invested in the New Orleans levee system after Hurricane Katrina has begun to pay off in the latest storm, but what lessons have we learned about cost, benefit and risk?
Posted In: Hurricane Isaac, New Orleans, levee, Isaac