Tuesday, August 30, 2005

New Orleans Facing Environmental Disaster

~Hurricane Katrina is a terrible blow. Over 50 confirmed deaths, with the toll expected rise.

May the recovery be speedy and may Heaven offer comfort to those who have lost loved ones ~ ~
~ technopolitical ~~


New Orleans Facing Environmental Disaster
- By MATT CRENSON, AP National Writer
Monday, August 29, 2005

(08-29) 18:23 PDT , (AP) --

As Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Monday, experts said it could turn one of America's most charming cities into a vast cesspool tainted with toxic chemicals, human waste and even coffins released by floodwaters from the city's legendary cemeteries.

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