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Defective Flood Control Pumps In New Orleans

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In 2006 the Corps of Engineers knowingly installed faulty flood-control pumps in New Orleans. An engineering expert had warned that the pumps had failed testing and would break down during a hurricane. The pumps were not used in 2006 due to a mild hurricane season.