Tuesday, September 22, 2009

9 Southeast storm deaths as floodwaters linger
~Kate Brumback
~So far, at least nine deaths in Georgia and Alabama were blamed on the torrential downpours in the Southeast. The storms finally relented and relief was in sight with just a slight chance of rain overnight, but the onslaught left many parts of the region in stagnant water.

Mississippi River Delta reconstruction for sale?
~Cain Burdeau
~Louisiana, scene of one of the biggest environmental reconstruction projects in U.S. history, could become a major player in emerging cap-and-trade markets by selling "carbon credits" tied to the restoration of its Mississippi River delta. At least that's the hope of Republican Child-Governor Bobby Jindal.

We need pumps that work.... Please support the 8/29 Investigation Act

Dutch help Bay Area plan for sea level rise~Julia Scott

St. John the Baptist Parish President Bill Hubbard the target of federal probe, sources say

Stephanie Grace: Creating a culture of ethical behavior in New Orleans

Inspector general's office will find success through good work, ethics board chairman says
~Frank Donze

Gusman's response to DOJ report ~WWLTV

Report: Jail conditions violate inmates' rights
~Michael Kunzelman

West Bank and Vicinity, New Orleans, LA, Hurricane Protection Project, WBV-20 Fronting Protection Westwego 2 Pump Station, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Giant squid caught off Louisiana
~Janet McConnaughey

Williams Plum Street Snowball in New Orleans~Laney Taylor

Growth Potential: The Edible Schoolyard New Orleans
~Noah Bonaparte Pais

A Paradise Built in Hell:
The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

New Orleans Poet Mark Yakich

Some New Kind of Slaughter
~Review by Ed Sizemore

~or Lost in the Flood (and How We Found Home Again): Diluvian Myths From Around the World retells twelve ancient flood myths and one original story set in modern times.
The book uses the earliest known flood myth as the narrative frame to tell the other stories.

Nicole Cifax-Garner,
Book Signing Fri. Sept 25, 7-9pm
~Good Nola

A Memorial for Hart McNee
~Jay Mazza

Interview: Mark Mullins of Bonerama~Hidden Track

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