Windmills for Texas?

The Houston-Galveston coast is critically vulnerable to storms that could impact millions and cause untold damage. So, Texas engineers are studying the Netherlands’ 2,300-mile Delta Works system. 

The Dutch are experts in flood control with centuries of dike and canal creation. The largest engineering project followed a 1953 flood that killed 1,836 people. 2 weeks after the disaster, the Delta Commission formed to eventually build a system of locks, dams, and storm surge barriers that protect nearly 100% of the Dutch coastline.

But there are cultural differences: self-reliant Americans and their government still focus primarily on disaster response, not prevention.
 
Pacific Standard

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