September 29, 2008

Plaquemines Parish President Calls for Levees to Be Federalized

By Anonymous

After hurricanes Gustav and Ike caused levee breaches and overtopping in Plaquemines Parish this year, Parish President Billy Nungesser is pushing for private levees to be federalized.

Nungesser was at the Pentagon today meeting with John Paul Woodley Jr., assistant secretary of the Army, and Hans Van Antwerp, chief of engineers for the Army Corps of Engineers.

Credit: CityBusiness Staff

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