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  • Five ways New Orleans is still struggling after Katrina

    Five ways New Orleans is still struggling after Katrina

    Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.

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  • Is oil leaking in the Gulf from the BP spill site?

    Is oil leaking in the Gulf from the BP spill site?

    A patch of oil has been documented about a quarter-mile northeast of the Macondo wellhead leased by BP. The company has provided a live feed of the Gulf well to officials, who could not see leakage.

  • Five ways New Orleans is still struggling after Katrina

    Five ways New Orleans is still struggling after Katrina

    Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.

  • Oil spill 'top kill': why it takes 24 hours to know if it's working

    Oil spill 'top kill': why it takes 24 hours to know if it's working

    The oil spill 'top kill' was proceeding according to plan Wednesday night, BP officials said. But they added that it could be another 24 hours before they know if it worked.