Sandy Rosenthal http://wwno.org en Recognizing Katrina Breaches is a Tangled Process http://wwno.org/post/recognizing-katrina-breaches-tangled-process <p>NEW ORLEANS &mdash; The head of an advocacy group in New Orleans is expressing frustration with delays in the effort to get recognition for sites where levee breaches led to catastrophic flooding after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.</p><p>The Army Corps of Engineers has jurisdiction over one of the sites and has the right to say whether it believes the sites belong on the National Register of Historic Places. But the corps has held back on giving its view, saying the matter involves facts that are still at issue in lawsuits.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 16:37:34 +0000 The Associated Press 11457 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-53d72e224f41e-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d72e224f41e-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d72e224f41e-"></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