A Hurrricane Researcher's Fight to Be Heard

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

LSU disaster specialist Ivor van Heerden warned of an impending catastrophe in New Orleans for a decade. He was ignored, and his worst fears came true with Hurricane Katrina. Now, he’s fighting to protect the city against future storms. In The Storm, he examines what went wrong, and explains what needs to be done to prevent more devastation.

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