Can New Orleans Weather Another Storm?
The levees of New Orleans held fast against Hurricane Gustav but several more storms — including Hanna, Ike and Josephine — are now forming. Hurricane expert Ivor van Heerden discusses the levee reconstruction project and how New Orleans will fare during what is expected to be an active hurricane season.
Van Heerden is author of The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina.
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