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The problem with this article is that it does not distinguish between above or below sea-level parts of New Orleans.

It is foolish and cruel to encourage people to move back to parts of New Orleans which could be flooded--unless the areas are "floodproofed" which will take a decade at least even if we started today. (You can't really floodproof an area unless you rebuild the barrier islands and wetlands; and that is a mammoth task.)

David Sucher

Seattle, WA

Aug 31 2007 - 11:31am

Web Letter

Heroic as it sounds, it is still utter stupidity to try to rebuild the parts of New Orleans below sea level!

John D. Froelich

Upper Darby, PA

Aug 30 2007 - 1:14am

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