Levees.Org http://wwno.org en Bike Tour Features Levee Breach Sites http://wwno.org/post/bike-tour-features-levee-breach-sites <div><p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; An advocacy group is hosting a weekend bike tour that will include visits to two of the sites where levee breaches during Hurricane Katrina led to catastrophic flooding.</p><p>Levees.Org holds the tour Sunday, beginning at New Orleans&#39; City Park. A news release from the organization says participants will ride to the 17th Street Canal breach site Then bikers will ride through the recovering Lakeview neighborhood and through City Park to the London Avenue Canal breach in the Filmore Gardens neighborhood of New Orleans&#39; Gentilly area.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 15:08:36 +0000 The Associated Press 10124 at http://wwno.org Levees.org Continues Drive for Federal Markers at Katrina Levee Breaches http://wwno.org/post/leveesorg-continues-drive-federal-markers-katrina-levee-breaches <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d09e49489d9-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d09e49489d9-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d09e49489d9-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-998823.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>A state advisory panel has voted against an effort led by the grassroots group Levees.org to mark two spots where levees breached during Hurricane Katrina. Eileen Fleming reports the drive continues, despite the opposition.</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 02:11:49 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3493 at http://wwno.org