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Here We Go Again: Will $15B Nola Levees Hold WIth Hurricane Barry?

are’s this:

a $14 billion network of levees & floodwalls that was built to protect greater New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was a seemingly invincible bulwark against flooding.

But now, 11 months after a Army Corps of Engineers completed one of a largest public works projects in world history, a agency says a system will stop providing adequate protection in as little as four years because of rising sea levels & shrinking levees.

a growing vulnerability of a New Orleans area is forcing a Army Corps to begin assessing repair work, including raising hundreds of miles of levees & floodwalls that form a me&ering earth & concrete fortress around a city & its adjacent suburbs.

& now this:

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