Bonnet Carre spillway opening shunts ...

Bonnet Carre spillway opening shunts Mississippi River water away from New Orleans

There are 2 comments on the NOLA.com story from May 9, 2011, titled Bonnet Carre spillway opening shunts Mississippi River water away from New Orleans. In it, NOLA.com reports that:

The Army Corps of Engineers began shunting part of the Mississippi River through the Bonnet Carre Spillway and away from New Orleans' levees on Monday, as 28 of the spillway's 350 bays were opened to lower the river levels downstream.

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meme

Huntsville, AL

#1 May 14, 2011
I am hoping that we didn't consider the amount the insurance companies would pay out vs the amount of crops that were going to be destroyed along with homes and wildlife. Long-term here, we need to eat and low cost clothing. Those that benefit from collecting ins. premiums eat plenty and wear costly clothing.
What

United States

#2 May 14, 2011
What?
meme wrote:
I am hoping that we didn't consider the amount the insurance companies would pay out vs the amount of crops that were going to be destroyed along with homes and wildlife. Long-term here, we need to eat and low cost clothing. Those that benefit from collecting ins. premiums eat plenty and wear costly clothing.

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