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August 17, 2016

Aug. 17: Flooding brings infrastructure deficits into focus

Flooding brings infrastructure deficits into focus

As South Louisiana starts recovering from this week’s catastrophic floods, attention is also shifting to  unfinished flood prevention infrastructure projects. A diversion canal project, on the books for at least 16 years when several parishes approved a property tax, may have prevented some of this past week’s flooding, yet was never completed due to lack of funds.Read more...