Braithwaite http://wwno.org en Hurricane Isaac rescuers nominated for award http://wwno.org/post/hurricane-isaac-rescuers-nominated-award <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Sen. Mary Landrieu has nominated a father and son credited with rescuing dozens of neighbors from Hurricane Isaac's floodwaters for an award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:06:33 +0000 The Associated Press 20192 at http://wwno.org DEQ probes chemical leaks at Isaac-hit facility http://wwno.org/post/deq-probes-chemical-leaks-isaac-hit-facility <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">State officials are investigating how many chemicals leaked from storage tanks at a facility flooded by Hurricane Isaac with about 10 feet of water.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:39:34 +0000 CAIN BURDEAU | The Associated Press 20026 at http://wwno.org Stolthaven Chemical Plant May Have Leaked 191,000 Gallons During Hurricane Isaac http://wwno.org/post/stolthaven-chemical-plant-may-have-leaked-191000-gallons-during-hurricane-isaac <p>The state Department of Environmental Quality is checking a report that as much as 191,000 gallons of toxic material may have been released during Hurricane Isaac from the Stolthaven chemical facility in Braithwaite. The company made the estimate to the Coast Guard’s National Response Center.</p><p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 19990 at http://wwno.org