Tag Archive: memphis

Aug 27 2012

A Few Good Reads (8/27/12): Deficient Sacramento Levees, Stretch of Mississippi River closed, Seven Years After Hurricane Katrina, and the Case for Dam Removal

This week: Sacramento levees fail to meet maintenance criteria, an 11 mile stretch of the Mississippi shutdown, the case for the dam removal, Louisiana seven years after Hurricane Katrina, and the current state of hurricane protection. Sacramento levees fail federal maintenance criteria (Sacramento Bee) Levees protecting most of the city of Sacramento and 15 other …

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