Work Continues On New Orleans’ Levee System

NEW ORLEANS – MAY 31: Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stand on top of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet levee while briefing reporters on the status of the levee system May 31, 2006 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Levees are still being repaired in the city ahead of hurricane season which starts June 1. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)