New Solutions for Safe Communities and a Secure Energy Future
The devastation and human suffering left behind by Hurricane Katrina has given America a task not faced since the Chicago fire, San Francisco earthquake, or perhaps even the Civil War -- the challenge of rebuilding one of its major cities. This September 2005 NRDC report represents the combined efforts of our best experts on public health, toxic waste, urban design, coastal protection, energy security and global warming to offer up a set of policies and practices to protect the safety and well-being of Gulf Coast residents -- and all Americans -- today, during the
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Stopping Immediate Health Threats from Katrina's Toxic Fallout
Chapter 2: Building a Secure, Lasting Future for the Gulf States -- and the Nation
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