Saturday, September 3, 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011

New Orleans Levees Won’t Be Tested by Gulf Storm, Officials Say ~Bloomberg
~Sandy Rosenthal, president and founder of, a group set up after Katrina to monitor the status of the improvements, said she is satisfied with the work. Even so, she is taking items from the first floor of her New Orleans home to the second level and moving cars to higher ground. “If the rain falls too fast, the pumps may not keep up,” she said in a telephone interview. “We would expect floods. But I wouldn’t expect the levees to break.”