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Old 08-28-2008, 12:19 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by CKFresh View Post

My question would be: why does the Army Corps of Engineers say that the funding from the federal government was insufficient?

They have said that if they had received the requested funds, much of the damage could have been prevented.

The Army Corps of Engineers had no complaints about funding until the Bush administration.

What do you know that they don't?
I know the city of New Orleans has wasted most of the money allocated to them for levee maintanence. Maybe they should understand that sending more money down that rat-hole, without a specific plan to use it, would be wasteful spending.
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