Thursday, October 02, 2014

US History 1973 - 2014 Commonplace Book: Lecture 27, Catastrophic Failure: Enron, Katrina & Politics in the mid-2000s (Con't)

Katrina was a largely man-made catastrophe triggered by a moderately fast Category 3 hurricane that missed New Orleans. Citizens were denied the level of protection mandated by Congress in the 1965 Flood Control Act.

—Louisiana State University, "Team Louisiana" Final Report, February 12, 2007
Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here.  Read this tag to see all of them.

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