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After flood walls failed in New Orleans during Katrina, the Army Corps of Engineers re-wrote the standards for building flood walls nationwide.

In an official Engineering Letter, the Corps states it has identified 50 locations in the nation with “potential performance concerns.”

But the Corps doesn’t say where they are!

Furthermore, sources to Levees.org say the actual number is more than 80 locations.

Sign our petition to Jo Ellen Darcy, head of the Army Corps. Demand to know where there are flood walls with performance concerns.

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Sandy Rosenthal, Founder of Levees.org

Levees.org is raising funds to build an Open-air Levee Exhibition in New Orleans. We will work in partnership with the neighborhood residents of Gentilly whose homes were flooded when federally built levees failed during Katrina. The money will be used to build informative exhibits and to plant a beautiful garden at the east breach site of the London Avenue Canal.

The goal is for visitors to learn about and reflect upon the historic event which changed the lives of over a million people. The exhibit and garden will be a memorial to the trauma of the Flood, a commemoration of a pivotal moment in American history, and a symbol of the residents’ resilience and determination to return home.

Learn more: rally.org/LeveeExhibit

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Letter Writing Campaign
Friday, September 27, 2013, 9:00am
New Orleans

The new Levee Authority East has filed lawsuit against 97 oil, gas and pipeline companies demanding that they fix the coastal wetlands that they had destroyed. Because the coast protects us from hurricane flooding.

Please send an email to these members. You can email the whole group at once:

robertscott@parlouisiana.org, cjohn@lsu.edu, wcurole@slld.org, EugenePriestley@chevron.com, NMattei@uno.edu, altiero@tulane.edu, habib@engr.subr.edu, hscons@lsu.edu, jklier@gecinc.com, jmdrake@cox.net, LEllis@olhcc.edu, BrianHeiden@gulfbank.com

As a suggestion, you can tell them this:

Please do not yield to pressure from the Governor nor the oil and gas industry. Please recommend a list of qualified applicants for the Flood Authority East by the September 30th deadline. Failing to do so means the Governor can choose whoever he wants.

It's critical that you send your emails by 9 a.m. CST Mon Sept 30.

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Sandy Rosenthal, Founder of Levees.org

Sign our petition to Jo Ellen Darcy, head of the Army Corps. Demand to know where there are flood walls with performance concerns.

Click here: go.levees.org/PetitionLocations

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Maurice D Muhammad

The elected officials in this country have lost their minds and so have others that work under them. The safety of the people who live here must become a number one priority! To have another failed Levee that is preventable , to me is treason! Just as they say that Israel security is sacrosanct with America. We need these levees to be sacrosanct as well! Truth has come to you! It's Hour Time Now www.hourtimenow.com

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Paul Harris

We must constantly remind these officials that they are our employees and not the other way around. Therefore they must be transparent in regards to our (the bosses) wishes.

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Alan Joseph Williams

This is a huge issue, and it un-necessarily erodes my trust in the USACE generally.

In addition to signing the petition, what can we do? Who would the best local officials to contact be---Senators and House reps?

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