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Friday, December 2, 2022

So, How Do We Pay for Katrina Relief?

U.S. lawmakers on Sunday differed over how to pay for rebuilding the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, in a preview of the likely battles ahead as Congress struggles with a price tag that some say could top $200 billion.

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Asbestos Fund Doomed Before It Starts

A $140 billion asbestos compensation fund being considered in the U.S. Senate would be swamped by more than double that amount in claims and go broke within three years, according to a study released on Monday.

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Just the Facts…Please

The post-hurricane hysteria blew more hot air than the storm itself, from the shrill finger-pointing and blame game to the over hyped estimates of death. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin led much of this hysteria, claiming 10,000 or more bodies lay rotting in the flood waters. Others chimed in with estimates of months, perhaps even years, before residents could return to their homes. One environmental group predicted the city would become a toxic waste site uninhabitable for decades.

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