Hurricane Devastation Was Predicted Years Ago

Interviews with authors who warned about New Orleans' vulnerability to hurricanes years ago.
September 2, 2005, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"As the devastation continues to unfold, many people around the country are wondering how a catastrophe of this magnitude could have occurred. Well, some have been warning of such an impending disaster for years. Three years ago, the New Orleans Times-Picayune won journalism awards for an exhaustive five-part series called "Washing Away"...Mark Fischetti, contributing editor of Scientific American [wrote] "Drowning of New Orleans," warning that massive re-engineering of Southeastern Louisiana could save New Orleans from a catastrophic flood.

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Published on Thursday, September 1, 2005 in Democracy Now!
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