Plan to consolidate authority over New Orleans levees faces opposition

06/7/2006 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Amendments to legislation in the Louisiana House and Senate would scale back a plan to consolidate authority over New Orleans' levee district. The current plan, which needs voters' approval, would replace boards overseeing each New Orleans area levee district with one board covering an area of the east bank and north shore and one board covering the West Bank.

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