New Orleans – As we head into the heart of hurricane season - and close in on the fourth anniversary of Katrina - 89.9 WWNO presents a 4-part series looking at some of the responses to Katrina - and what they mean to the future of Southeast Louisiana. Here in part-2 of "Katrina: 4 Years Gone" - Levee Board Secretary - and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority member John M. Barry talks about the current situation with coastal restoration in Louisiana...
New Orleans, LA – Even before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans folks of a certain generation could tell tales of a restaurant scene in the lakefront's West End area that was hard for younger people to imagine.
Where some of us saw a marina, a parking lot and just a handful of seafood joints, they remembered restaurant after restaurant, many of them built on stilts over Lake Pontchartrain.
New Orleans, LA – In a historic case involving property owners from St. Bernard and Orleans Parishes, a Federal Court in Washington, D.C. ruled that plaintiffs have cause to sue the Federal Government for damages inflicted by the construction of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet navigation channel. Eve Abrams has more.