Jeffrey Mount Quotes


9 Jeffrey Mount quotes:



"This is a dynamic landscape that is changing at a pace that exceeds the ability of our policy and law to adjust."
"This flood is not a disaster. It is an ecological windfall."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"The probability of a catastrophic levee failure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in the next 50 years is two in three."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"Levee failure is not an 'if', it's a 'when'. There seems to be a willingness to tolerate the human suffering and property loss that might come with these events."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"If these had been in place, at least some of the energy in the storm surge would have been dissipated. This is a self-inflicted wound."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"New Orleans lost the battle with the inevitable, and we will suffer the same fate in some form here in California."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"Unlike most animals - with some exceptions like beavers - we engineer our environment. So that allows us to hang on in places that would otherwise be singularly inhospitable."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"The system can't do what we're asking it to do. That system was designed to protect mostly agricultural land."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"You actually spur development. It's a self-fulfilling process."
Author: Mount Quotes Category: Self Quotes



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