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Katrina + 1: Are we rebuilding in harm's way?


Bad Assumptions Undermine Levees, Carrie Peyton Dahlberg, Sacramento Bee, April 9, 2006 Sunday.

Building for a Flood of Regrets, editorial, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 28, 2006.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back on U.S. Floodplains, Nicholas Pinter, Science, Vol 308, Issue 5719, 207-208, 8 April 2005.

Hurricane Aid Finally Flowing To Homeowners, Leslie Eaton, The New York Times, July 17, 2006.

Insurance in a Climate of Uncertainty, Evan Mills, Science, 8/12/2005.

Viewpoint: Insurance in a Climate of Change, Evan Mills, Science 12 August 2005, pp. 1040 - 1044.

Earth Policy Institute on Katrina's environmental refugees

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