Mark Schleifstein


.@NOLAnews New Orleans area hurricane levee designs should be reanalyzed by 2018, Corps of Engineers says ~Mark Schleifstein

As with our last post, we continue to cover the follow-through by our US Army Corps of Engineers with our nation’s disaster infrastructure. The Corps is a time machine, to wit: what they do, the things they build effect everyone in this nation drastically, symbiotically over short and long periods of time. There when the…


Has Big Oil & Gas’ Undeclared Liabilities Undermined Confidence in the Industry? ~Dr. Ezra Boyd, DisasterMap.net

Recently, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, a small flood protection board for the New Orleans area filed a lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies that they allege caused damage to the region’s coastal wetlands and hence contributed significantly to the cost of managing flood risk for their jurisdiction.  The industry responded with their…