Rebuilding the levees

Perhaps they listened to Dave Winer’s most recent Morning Coffee Notes

President Bush is requesting $1.5 billion more to help make the levee system in New Orleans stronger than it was before Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast.At a news briefing at the White House, officials dodged the question of whether the levees would be built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane, using broader language instead to promise that the city’s citizens would be safe and the levees would be “stronger and better.”

Update 4: Feds to Rebuild New Orleans Levees – Forbes.com

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