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East bank levee authority remains concerned about safety of Lake Borgne floodwall

August 21, 2014

East bank levee authority officials remain concerned about the long-term safety of the newly-completed 26-mile floodwall stretching from the Lake Borgne hurricane surge barrier along the eastern edge of St. Bernard parish to the town of Braithwaite in Plaquemines Parish, the authority’s president said Thursday (Aug. 21).