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How Sturdy Are New Orleans' Levees Now?

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How Sturdy Are New Orleans' Levees Now?

Katrina & Beyond

How Sturdy Are New Orleans' Levees Now?

How Sturdy Are New Orleans' Levees Now?

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On Monday, residents of New Orleans were officially allowed to begin streaming back into the city to rebuild their homes and lives. Levees in some parts of the city are in better shape than others. We look at how sturdy the patched-up levees are.

Guest

Danny Lundberg, deputy of the task force on watering for Hurricane Relief.

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