Thursday, January 17, 2013

Deficient levees found across America
~The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has yet to issue ratings for a little more than 40 percent of the 2,487 structures, which protect about 10 million people. Of those it has rated, however, 326 levees covering more than 2,000 miles were found in urgent need of repair.

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~Editilla Crow'tellas~ Cain Burdeau is on my shit list ya'heard. This article is actually bogus and he of all Corps "journalists" should know how biased it appears. This PR Fluff Piece of spin'filtration lays out everything I've read in Corps press-release-articles surrounding Their system-wide failure of the MS River to maintain depth. While I agree it isn't nice to Fuck With Mother Nature, I get down-right testy when the Corps fucks with my sense of Human Nature --the will to survive. This entire system of theirs is failing, not because of age or failure of local management but, in many cases, by the same bad design that victimized New Orleans.

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