Walker Mayor: Louisiana Flooding Event Was Man-made

Walker Mayor: Louisiana Flooding Event Was Man-made
WALKER, LA – The frustrated mayor of Walker, Louisiana said Tuesday that the flooding event in his city was “man-made” and announced plans to file suit against the state of Louisiana and federal government.

Walker Mayor Rick Ramsey said a six-foot tall concrete barrier that was put along I-12 when the interstate was expanded last year essentially put the city of Walker “into a bowl” because he said the barrier prevents water from draining out of Walker.

“When the Amite River went up, it hit that wall,” Ramsey said. “We have video evidence that shows the concrete barrier and water lapping over the north shore of the interstate and bone dry on the south of the interstate. They basically built a dam for Walker.”

The mayor added when the Amite River went up, the floodwater hit that wall and some of the water went toward the Millerville Road area and some went into Walker.

Ramsey said he imagines many insurance companies will want to join the potential lawsuit because they now face having to pay billions of dollars in claims for what he believes is negligence on the part of the state and federal government.

“I’ve been begging them for three-and-a-half years to give us more drainage under the interstate,” the mayor said.

A DOTD spokesman reached by phone early Tuesday afternoon said the agency had no immediate comment about the potential lawsuit.
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9 replies
  1. Rod Den
    Rod Den says:

    yes indeed ManMade….people are tired of this foolishness….people are
    dying because of these dumb ass developers …..Mayor knows what is going
    on…..he knows….stand up people stand up!!!

    Reply
  2. Know:Yall〈cthisshit
    Know:Yall〈cthisshit says:

    After the flood people were evacuated but meanwhile they had excavation
    crews inside people’s homes tearing out moldy walls.looks like a helpful
    act but who asked anyone to go through their belongings even if it was
    flood damaged(that’s another time I digress). The bankers do not care about
    us it has already been put in motion people we need to wake up and shut
    down these work banks…or we can continue to be selfish Americans and
    suffer what we have been used to do to others.

    Reply
  3. Lyudmilla Stepanian
    Lyudmilla Stepanian says:

    Scientists are having fun!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just remember boys this boomerang
    will get you on his way back.

    Reply
  4. Veronica D. Giovanni
    Veronica D. Giovanni says:

    There’s TONS of oil on that land. They want people out of there so they can
    get that oil without paying the people. This mayor is a refreshing
    politicians who has the courage to be honest. RARE and a real leader!

    Reply

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