Friday, August 6, 2010

Corps of Engineers drops most projects from peer review mandate

Sean Payton earns ‘Seal of Approval’~Please also see~Floodwall breach sites to be nominated to historical registry~Danny Monteverde

Successful post-Katrina programs in jeopardy of losing federal backing
~Leigh Isaacson, The Lens
~Please also see Ariella Cohens' excellent piece on accounting of recovery spending.

Today’s installment of right wing nuts gone wild ~slabbed

Lessons from Alaska - Local Citizens Vs The Disappearing Act
~Gulf Restoration Network

BP Fires 10,000 Cleanup Workers
~Mac McClelland, Mother Jones

The nation’s sacrifice zone, part II
~Mark Moseley, The Lens

Oil spill enters new phase: restoring the Gulf, learning from the disaster
~Mark Schleifstein

Shakeup at BP’s claims system; incoming claims czar will drop BP’s contractor ~Gambit

Senate votes down measure to raid Katrina recovery funds for BP disaster
~Chris Kromm, Facing South

Sorry folks, BP gets the oil spill data, not you~Disenfranchised Citizen

Declaring victory and leaving
~Library Chronicles

Mass Fish Kill In Fourchon, Louisiana Provides Insight, But Presents More Questions Regarding The Gulf Oil Spill
~Drew Wheelan

Louisiana is between the devil and the deep blue sea~Jarvis DeBerry

Children deal with Gulf oil spill stress

BP completes cementing well, allegedly

Mexican Guest Workers, Laid Off, Want BP’s Help~Tamar Lewin, NYT
~Hat Tweet~facingsouth

14th Amendment Debate Poses Interesting Dilemma for Vitter, Jindal

Officials working to resolve levees, flood issues~Alexandria Town Talk

Leveeland Rocks

23 Days 2 Year 5:
A Photographic Journey

Satchmo Summerfest celebrates 10 years of Louis Armstrong love
~Molly Reid

~humidbeings New Orleans 10th Annual Satchmo Club Strut tonight on @FrenchmenStreet #nola

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