New Orleans may implement $6.2B flood-control plan

09/9/2013 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

A $6.2 billion flood-control plan was unveiled last week in New Orleans. The plan involves the creation of numerous "detention ponds" that would fill with water during storms. The plan's chief architect, David Waggonner, says it could be implemented by 2050, but some have questioned whether the plan is feasible given its high price tag and ambitious scope.

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