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Federal Lawyers Seek to Overturn Ruling on Army Corps' Liability for Katrina Levee Failure

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Sandy Rosenthal

This week in New Orleans, federal lawyers attempted to overturn a November 2009 ruling that found the Army Corps of Engineers guilty of negligent maintenance of a shipping channel in eastern New Orleans.

How Congress Rewarded the Corps of Engineers for Drowning New Orleans

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

On the sixth anniversary of the levee breaches in and around New Orleans, let us hope that Congress will do better to protect Americans whose lives depend on federal levees.

Justice for Katrina Victims: Five Years Passed and Still Waiting

Pierce O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Pierce O'Donnell

Now that the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina has passed, it's a good time to once again share an important fact: a federal court decision has concluded that this tragedy was a caused by the negligence of the U.S. Army Corps.

Recent Ruling Shows True Tragedy of Katrina was Federal Government's Creation of the Disaster Itself

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

The majority of Americans live in counties protected by levees, and the most important ones are built by the US Army Corps of Engineers, whose failure in Louisiana was presumably not an isolated event.