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Geology
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 do you think levees are beneficial or destructive? Why?

Apr 12th, 2015

 post Katrina world California is struggling, to find a balance between the protection of its environment and its citizens. Much of the destruction and loss of life in New Orleans resulted from levee failure and subsequent flooding. In the wake of the devastation the( U.S). Army Corps of Engineers  began a nation wide of leve system. and many didn’t make the cut. In 92007). The Corps released awhite paper announcing that they wanted the removal of a substantial amount of vegetation from the banks levees maintained by both federal and non federal entities( nation-wide) to increase stability of the levee systems. The levee vegetation removal policy was in response to the Katrina disaster. However before the Corps released the new policy it was determined that leve failures that occurred during Katrina were a result of engineering and construction issues and not the vegetation. In response to the new national policy. The California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) has filed suit against the Corps. stating that the policy does not comply with the federal Endangered Species Act National Environmental Policy Act and federal Administrative Procedure Act...................

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