The aim used to be for all Americans to live well. This meant access to single family homes. Ponchartrain Park was a first step in the right direction.
Developed in the 1950s, “Pontchartrain Park attracted middle- and upper-class African-American residents and became a symbol that the American Dream could be a reality for all Americans….”https://prcno.org/resources/pontchartrain-park/
Instead of aspiring for a good life for all Americans, the Biden Administration aims to undermine single family zoning so that no one can have the opportunity to live well.
“Once the person who reads everything presented here connects all the dots of the picture, it will be more than obvious that BP has tried to fool Mother Nature… and she’s retaliating with a vengeance that is affecting the entire world. “
“The Commission’s primary concern has been the licensee’s longstanding failure to address the project’s inadequate spillway capacity, which currently is designed to pass only approximately 50 percent of the PMF. Failure of the Edenville dam could result in the loss of human life and the destruction of property and infrastructure.“https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/02/26/2018-03821/boyce-hydro-power-llc-order-proposing-revocation-of-license
“A stalled low pressure system and frontal boundary across the southern Great Lakes region brought record rainfall to southeast Michigan beginning the morning of May 17, 2020 and continuing into the afternoon hours of May 19, 2020. As a result, several rivers across the region flooded including significant flooding occurring along the Saginaw River and historic flooding along the Tittabawassee River in Midland county. The heavy rain in the Tri-Cities region resulted in the catastrophic failures of the Edenville and Sanford dams northwest of the city of Midland, resulting in the issuance of rare Flash Flood Emergencies…
From Marylee Orr , Executive Director of the Louisiana Environmental Action Network –
“On this anniversary, our hearts go out to the 11 men whose lives were lost on the Deepwater Horizon 10 years ago and to all those we have lost in the current Covid-19 pandemic. May our society learn and grow and be better due to these tragedies.”
” . . . in July 2006, nearly a year after Katrina, Louisiana Department of Justice agents arrested the doctor and the nurses in connection with the deaths of four patients. The physician, Anna Pou, defended herself on national television, saying her role was to ‘‘help’’ patients ‘‘through their pain,’’ a position she maintains today. After a New Orleans grand jury declined to indict her on second-degree murder charges, the case faded from view.
In the four years since Katrina, Pou has helped write and pass three laws in Louisiana that offer immunity to health care professionals from most civil lawsuits — though not in cases of willful misconduct — for their work in future disasters, from hurricanes to terrorist attacks to pandemic influenza.”