“They came to us because you can’t do anything on the levee without our permission,” recalled Barry, who said the board was supportive of the plan. “There was a guy there from the Business Council [of New Orleans]. He said, ‘This is a bad idea whose time should never come.’ He was worried you were going to scare people
This is seriously insane. "Let's not scare people so that they don't realize how much danger they face."
Time to head for the high ground.