What does that Katrina check really mean?

Sandy Rosenthal discusses the breach of the 17th Street Canal. Photo/Gary Michael Smith

A version of this opinion piece by Sandy Rosenthal, founder of Levees.org, also appeared on NOLA.com on Thursday August 10, 2017. 

Last week, Ms. Corinne Zimmerman, a New Orleans resident who lives by the 17th Street Canal breach site, called me. She was one of 125,000 residents and businesses on the East Bank of Greater New Orleans who had just received a check in the mail.

Ms. Zimmerman – whose husband drowned 12 years ago when the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina – wanted to know why she was receiving a check for $400 and did this mean that the Orleans Levee Board was admitting they were responsible.

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H.J. Bosworth featured on WWL TV Channel 4

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