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Tell President Obama:
Don't Deepen the Delaware

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper For more than 20 years, my organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and I have ...

A Letter From New Orleans: Year 6 of a 5-Year Lifespan

Harry Shearer | Posted 08.02.2011 | Green
Harry Shearer

The Army Corps' temporary, hydraulic pumps have now been in place since June 1, 2006. That means, as of now, protective structures with a five-year life span are in year six.

New Orleans First in Nation to Place Experts on Local Levee Boards

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

The local levee boards did nothing wrong of significance relating to the levee and floodwall failures during Hurricane Katrina.

'The Big Uneasy' Documentary Explores How Hurricane Katrina Could Have Been Prevented

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hurricane Katrina is often referred to as a "natural disaster," one of the deadliest and most costly in our nation's history. Though the hurricane was...

Obama in New Orleans -- Is That All There Is?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

Obama's New Orleans visit itinerary shows that he won't be addressing crucial disaster aversion issues. But he will be taking questions and meeting schoolchildren. Events, in short, that look good on TV.

New Orleans Faces "The Nation"

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harry Shearer

The Nation's investigative piece on the unsolved shootings in Algiers Point in the days after Katrina is a lengthy, painstaking piece of work. And, just like much of the media coverage of the disaster three-plus years ago, it lies.