Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Corps of Engineers structures across the country were built sub-standard? You gotta'be kidding!

Barge at Southern Scrap on Industrial Canal catches fire while being dismantled~ LIVE VIDEO: 2nd fire burns near Industrial Canal

Levees.org featured on two shows this week!

New Orleans women and reform politics is topic of Loyola lecture
~Editilla Crowtellas~ Let's contact Loyola and suggest Sandy Rosenthal to join the program.

PSA~American Zombie

Giving Up Is Not An Option
~Cliff's Crib

DuBos: Jindal passes the buck on state budget crisis~WWL

Wow! Now this is the nut of Bobby Jindal's lack of balls? State finished last year $108 million in the red

A rare sight~Stephanie Riegel
~In the context of race, Baton Rouge is a tale of two cities. Or rather, a tale of two parishes. Predominantly white affluent areas in the south and west of East Baton Rouge Parish enjoy the best quality of life in all of Louisiana. Mostly low-income, black neighborhoods in the north of the parish have the worst. A wavy, diagonal line divides the parish from northwest to southeast, separating the state’s richest from its poorest, its haves from its have-nots.

Charity Hospital~Defend New Orleans

The Murder of Jessica Hawk
~Alex Woodward, Gambit

~ Jessica Hawk Memorial Garden Commemoration and Stand Against Crime Oct 9

Believe it or not Another bad list that NOLA DID NOT MAKE~For the second year in a row, using exclusive data developed by Dr. Andrew Schiller's team at NeighborhoodScout.com, and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, WalletPop reveals the top 25 most dangerous neighborhoods with the highest predicted rates of violent crime in America.
~@ True'dat, the only thing I can figure is NOLA is still short quite a few hoods (pun intended) since the Flood?

O'Donnell's Bozo No No
~Adrastos, First Draft

Princes Hijab Draws the Veil
~Traveling Mermaid

Attorney busted for identity theft, forgery and harassment over Dead Sea Scrolls~Green Heritage News

Bayou Teche Brewery Caters To The Locals’ Palate~NOLA EATS

Portland-based Artist to Exhibit for Art For Arts' Sake Opening of the New Orleans Art Season~artdaily.org

Tulane to offer degree in 'green' development

Horn Island private landowners says pristine environment is severely damaged~The Cypress Times

Mired In The Bayou, An Exhibit About The BP Oil Spill (PHOTOS)
~Hat Tweet~WhoDat35

100 miles SOUTHEAST of blow-out: Oil appeared from “100 meters from the surface all the way down to 1,200 meters”~Florida Oil Spill Law

General alarm didn't sound until after explosion, survivor testifies

AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

Officials planning study of oil damage to Louisiana coast~Nikki Buskey

BP rent to St. Bernard Parish marina at center of Meraux Foundation dispute
~Chris Kirkham

97L more organized, could be a tropical depression by Wednesday
~Jeff Masters, Wunderblog

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