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Effects of judge's Katrina ruling could be huge

Publié par Clifford Armion le 20/11/2009

Richard Fausset and Ralph Vartabedian

"Reporting from Los Angeles and New Orleans - The harshly worded legal ruling that held the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for much of the flooding during Hurricane Katrina could have a far-reaching effect on national flood-control policies and on the federal government's long-standing refusal to take responsibility for its errors. "U.S. District Judge Stanwood R. Duval Jr. issued the stinging rebuke to the corps late Wednesday for its failure to properly manage a navigation channel and levees, which he ruled were directly responsible for much of the flooding that devastated New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward and St. Bernard Parish." Read on...
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"Effects of judge's Katrina ruling could be huge", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2009. Consulté le 18/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/effects-of-judge-s-katrina-ruling-could-be-huge