The revelation got a lot of press; two stories in the Times-Picayune, two stories by WWL-TV and one in the Advocate.
It was Levees.org who obtained the data in a FOIA request and brought it to the press.
The Army Corps, while legally required to make the data public, had placed it on a website that was difficult to navigate.
And we just learned that the Army Corps – in response to Levees.org’s demands for transparency – had uploaded supporting documents from 2014 onto its website.
This appeared in a WWL-TV story by Sean Brennan featuring Levees.org two days ago.
If not for Levees.org, the citizens-at-large in New Orleans would still be unaware.
The next step is an explanation for the “minimally acceptable” and exactly what it means.