Voters considering a Dec. 6 question to raise property tax that pays for levee operation and maintenance.
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Gladstone Jones and reporter Bob Marshall will square off in wide-ranging discussion of historic lawsuit.
The local flood protection authority is trying to determine whether it should let the Army Corps of Engineers add a protective layer to levees that may have been built too low. If the work happens and then the levees have to be raised, it would waste a lot of money — but the protective layer would add protection right away.
Industry attorneys will try to convince a federal judge that flood-protection board doesn't have authority to sue.
State says Congress never meant for Louisiana to pay a portion of $3 billion environmental restoration.
If strangled environmental protection is what we want, we can have that happen very soon.
U.S. doesn't have a proud history of moving endangered communities, researchers say.
Mandatory evacuation may be an impractical response ahead of a hurricane, especially for frail elderly, contends Col. Terry Ebbert, the man who was in charge of New Orleans disaster response when 'the big one' hit.
A nominating committee must meet again Friday because its prior vote didn't follow state law.