Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

NCB

LA is finally recognized...

Recommended Posts


I'm happy about it, but at this rate, it'll take 77yrs to get the $14 billion we need. Hopefully, the rest of the country will be supportive of our plight.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's one thing to look at a Rand-McNally map and see what it portrays as "land" in southeast Louisiana.

It's an entirely different thing to look at satellite photos and see those "land" areas as actually water.

I always thought it was weird to drive around Paris Rd. in Chalmette where you could actually smell the saltwater, and look at all the dead cypress trees--from saltwater intrusion.

If nothing else--and the government probably won't do much else--they ought to at least make the hurricane protection levees around NO high enough to withstand a maximum storm. IIRC, I think right now the levees are good for a cat. 3 hit.

Does anyone remember hurricane Juan in the 80's? It was a minimal cat. 1 hurricane, but it hung around for about a week going on and off the coast. I happened to be in One Shell Sq. one day and you could see all the water south of town. It looked like the Gulf was about 5 miles south of Gretna.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.