– Data Covid-19 USA – A military report warned that striking the giant structure could cause tens of thousands of deaths.
– Data Covid-19 USA – Building dams that flood land, the beavers have infuriated farmers. Some have obtained permits to kill the animals — setting off outrage among conservationists.
A massive flood protection system built around New Orleans helped save it from flooding during Hurricane Ida. Surrounding communities, which weren’t so lucky, want their own system.
Nearly everyone in Jefferson Parish, next to New Orleans, was experiencing problems with their water service after the power went out. Lines for bottled water were growing.
More than a million people, including most in New Orleans, were without electricity, but the city’s levees held.
Louisiana’s 17 oil refineries account for nearly a fifth of the nation’s capacity. Past hurricanes have caused toxic spills.
The prospect of “another Katrina” has haunted New Orleans, and the rest of the nation.
- Nach der Ampelklausur: Wie Scholz auf Fragen nicht antwortet Nach der ersten Klausurtagung der Ampelkoalition haben die Journalisten eine Menge Fragen. Beantwortet wird kaum eine davon, und wenn, dann von Habeck oder Lindner. Erst am Schluss wird Bundeskanzler Scholz etwas konkreter.