Daily Archives: September 1, 2008

Blood and Oil: The Future of NOLA in Question?

This just in from my good friend and source Aaron Viles NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 1 — As I type this Houma is getting hit by Hurricane Gustav, Baton Rouge is being pummeled, and Gulfport is dealing with some wind and high water. Most troubling though, is that New Orleans’ Upper Ninth Ward is beginning…

Hurricane Gustav Makes Landfall Southwest of New Orleans

Hurricane Gustav made landfall about 10 a.m. Monday as a Category 2 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, missing New Orleans to the Southwest. NOAA Hurricane Gustav Hits Land Southwest of New Orleans While the “Big Easy” seemed to dodge the bullet, the storm blew a huge hole in the planning for the…