“One thing you know about folks in Louisiana, they are resilient. People in Mississippi they are resilient. They know what tough times are like, but they know they can bounce back.” – President Barack Obama, September 3, 2012 Today marks the 127th day of production. Since leaving Seattle, we’ve visited over a dozen communities that haveContinue reading “Resiliency in the Gulf Coast”
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Where is Our Levee Protection?
Hurricane Isaac caused an unusual amount of flooding after slow crawling through southeast Louisiana for two and a half days. While the $14.5B dollar levee system built by the US Army Corps of Engineers to protect New Orleans worked as designed, many of the parishes around the New Orleans metropolitan area saw worse flooding thanContinue reading “Where is Our Levee Protection?”