Sen. Landrieu uses disproved claims about Gulf oil jobs to block Obama's OMB nominee~Facing South
~Also~Report: The new political money game
Crunch time ahead for Gulf oyster fisheries Sujata Gupta
FDA, NOAA Still Not Testing for Heavy Metals or Dispersants in Gulf Seafood
Exposure to Harmful Crude Oil and Dispersants Finally Being Studied
~Gulf Restoration Network
BP Oil Spill: Study suggests latest US estimate was about right
~The sp[OIL]ed Gala benefitting ProtectOurCoastline.org
What Emergency Managers are saying about Harry Shearer's 'The Big Uneasy'
~I recently watched a review copy of Harry Shearer’s new documentary “The Big Uneasy,” which examines the underlying reasons for the Hurricane Katrina disaster. The movie was particularly striking to me in that it takes a rare non-partisan approach to the topic.
Hurricane season could be heating up in the Gulf of Mexico
Construction Begins On 2 Katrina Monuments
Minnesota Photography Students Document the Recovery Efforts in N.O.
~The Art Institutes International Minnesota will take five photography and five film students to New Orleans as part of the program’s fourth trip to the city.
The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference
~NewOrleans.com ~Hat Tip~nola411
~Also~Big Easy Bash with Water for People
SECM Member Receives Fulbright Water Management Fellowship
~Miriam S. Belblidia is a guest researcher at the Delft University of Technology through the NAF-Fulbright Water Management Fellowship. Ms. Belblidia moved to the Netherlands from New Orleans, where she worked in the City’s Hazard Mitigation Office. In coming to the Netherlands to perform her research, Ms. Belblidia is examining the components of successful water management and undertaking a comparative analysis to determine how New Orleans can implement best practices to prevent future flooding. Of particular interest is an examination of how water management policies have evolved in the Netherlands, and implications for New Orleans as it contemplates its future risk.
Is “America’s Oldest Bohemia” endangered by so-called improvements and security enhancements? ~lunanola
Sheriff: I have never housed arrestees ‘to make money’
~Matt Davis, The Lens
Mysteriously, New Orleans Police Department's Ratings are up
Mayor Mitch Landrieu signs over $10 million to soft-second mortgage effort
Officials: No easy answers to Uptown flooding~Uptown Messenger
Iberville public housing residents want say in redevelopment
Connecticut-County-Club crackup doesn’t compare to the Louisiana crackup ~slabbed
AAUP requests LSU salary reductions
~The Daily Reivelle
5 years after Rita hit, some left out of recovery
Report: Progress on Everglades restoration slow~Curtis Morgan
How Mr. Rogers Gets Kids Beat Down
~Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans
Femme Fatale Friday: Susan Prevost ~NOLAFemmes
Atlanta Falcons @ New Orleans Saints: Game Preview~Canal Street Chronicles
~Reggie: I'll be back sooner than expected
Shrimp and grits with country ham ~YatCuisine
Auf wiedersehen to a New Orleans landmark
Stomp of Approval
~Will Coviello, Gambit
~The Ponderosa Stomp’s weekend of events kicked off with an announcement at the former site of J&M Studios (838 N. Rampart St.), which is now a laundromat.
~humidbeings Oktoberfest Deutsches Haus @PonserosaStomp @HOBnola The Hold Steady @RepublicNola Rebirth Brass Band @Tipitinas more--> http://bit.ly/9m0TtB
New cruises to include Vicksburg stop