Protect New Orleans and Expand Levee System for a Category 5 Hurricane

President-elect Obama has made the following promise:

"When I am president, we will finish building a system of levees that can withstand a 100-year storm by 2011, with the goal of expanding that protection to defend against a Category 5 storm." — 2/7/08, New Orleans

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