Channel 4 News - Floods hit Cornwall
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By the way, in case you forgot. Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles, is the Duchess of Cornwall.
The Washington Post
A wall on the Mall protects against a long shot By Michael E. Ruane
Tuesday, November 16, 2010; B01
Eighty thousand cubic yards of dirt. Thirty steel girders. An eight-foot-high concrete wall.
All to hold back floodwaters that may, or may not, surge across the Mall in the next century or so.
But in the apocalyptic, post-Hurricane Katrina world, no chances can be taken.
So government officials announced Monday morning that work is about to start on a $9 million flood-control project that will alter the landscape of the Mall west of the Washington Monument to protect it, and part of Washington, from potential catastrophe.Read the rest of the post at:
See also: National Coalition to Save Our Mall