Mayor Landrieu, Army Corps of Engineers briefed New York City officials on hurricane surge barriers
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune (New Orleans). December 19, 2012.
"Ten days before Mayor Mitch Landrieu traveled to New York City to view Superstorm Sandy's devastation and deliver food to victims from some of New Orleans' top chefs, a delegation of New York City officials led by Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel got a tour of New Orleans' post-Katrina hurricane levee system, led by Landrieu…" (Read more)
BP, Coast Guard say 4-day inspection of Macondo well, Deepwater Horizon debris turns up no oil
By Mark Schleifstein, The Times-Picayune. December 18, 2012.
"A fourth underwater inspection of the BP Macondo well and the underwater debris field from the Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire found no signs of oil, news releases issued Tuesday by BP and the U.S. Coast Guard say…" (Read more)