TITLE

Sunken Cost

AUTHOR(S)
Kushner, Adam B.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;10/3/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, should not be rebuilt as it was before the disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Claim that a future category five hurricane could destroy major tracts of New Orleans and kill more people if certain areas are redeveloped; Flooding of New Orleans due to levee collapses; Vulnerability of New Orleans to future flooding; Lack of viable evacuation plans in the case of an emergency; Presentation of a moral case against allowing poor black residents to return to areas of the city that are in danger of flooding in the future.
ACCESSION #
18380986

 

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