The Advocate recently featured Levees.org’s lead researcher H.J. Bosworth and founder Sandy Rosenthal’s letter.
In the letter, Bosworth and Rosenthal object to a bill proposed by Jerome “Zee” Zeringue R-Houma.
The bill require the parishes of Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard to shoulder the lion’s share of the cost of the post-Katrina improvements to the levee system that failed on August 29, 2005 due to the Army Corps of Engineers’ design mistakes.
Bosworth and Rosenthal point out several reasons that this is both unwarranted and unfair.
For the full letter, click here.