How To Protect New Orleans

Safeguarding against future natural disasters is the most important thing New Orleans can do to bring the businesses back.

"Spending billions of dollars to stop a worst-case scenario is the only solution that can guarantee the city's long-term future and persuade people to return and businesses to invest again, they say.

"If we don't do that, there's no hope of rebuilding the city of New Orleans. Frankly, if we can't get that done, why would anyone come back?" said Randy Hanchey, assistant secretary of the state Department of Natural Resources."

Full Story: PROTECTING THE AREA FROM ANOTHER MAJOR STORM IS CRUCIAL TO GETTING NEW ORLEANS BACK ON ITS FEET...BUT HOW?

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