We Care ... Unless You're In Debt

September 16, 2005 - Now that the immediate shock of the flooding and evacuation are beginning to pass, many victims of Hurricane Katrina are being forced to confront the havoc the storm wreaked on their finances.

Engulfed by Toxics

September 12, 2005 - The Independent (U.K.) ran an important story yesterday about the growing toxic cesspool that is developing in the lower Gulf. The piece interviews Hugh Kaufman, a toxicology expert at the EPA, and what he has to say about the federal response to the poisoned waters isn't kind:

Katrina An Excuse to Expand Offshore Drilling?

September 9, 2005 - The Miami Herald reports that at a hearing on rising energy prices yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the prospect was raised of lifting moratoriums on drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico to ease the supply disruptions from Hurricane Katrina.