Leaky levee to get independent review, Corps says

05/30/2008 | Google

The Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to an independent peer review after $22 million in repairs failed to prevent water from seeping under a key New Orleans levee. "I have agreed with southeastern [Louisiana] levee authorities as well as the state to go ahead and do an independent peer review, to put to rest what the issues are with the seepage," said Karen Durham-Aguilera, who oversees the task force charged with repairing the levees across five hard-hit parishes.

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