Levee breach

New book on Katrina blames Corps of Engineers for bad levees
Associated Press
January 19, 2020 - 12:11 pm
(AP) -- The founder of an organization dedicated to educating the public about levee failures in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina has written a book. A news release from activist Sandy Rosenthal says the book is entitled "Words Whispered in Water: Why Levees Broke in New Orleans." Rosenthal is...
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September 03, 2017 - 5:49 am
Crews have been working to stop a levee breach that occurred Friday morning near the Phillips 66 Refinery in Alliance. Plaquemines Parish officials say the breach was caused by a tidal surge from Hurricane Harvey. The breach is on private property and is estimated to be 50-75 feet wide. Parish...
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