La. flood protection authority seeks independent levee assessments

10/12/2007 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

An assessment by the Army Corps of Engineers that a leaking Kenner, La., floodwall faces no impending structural damage is not sufficient for the region's levee authority. The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East plans to form an independent task force that can avoid bureaucratic red tape and reassure the public in its evaluations of floodwall seepage.

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