Eight Years After Hurricane Ike, Still No Action on Coastal Storm Surge Protection

While much has been made about Hurricane Ike’s 8th anniversary and the continued effort to repair some homes, much less is mentioned about large scale efforts to prevent hurricane damage in the future. Particularly how to address tidal surge in Galveston and coastal areas susceptible to residential and industrial damage. And many community and federal leaders are concerned nothing may be even decided until after the next big storm.
(Video: KPRC 2 News) 

Galveston levees would cost less, work better than proposed ‘Ike Dike,’ report finds (Houston Chronicle)

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