Cutlines Only: Gustav cleanup starts in Mississippi

Boats left in Pass Christian Harbor litter the area long U.S. 90, two days after a weakened Hurricane Gustav hit the Louisiana coast, west of New Orleans, The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., says. Photo by Brian Albert Broom, Clarion-Ledger via Newseum.

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One Response to “Cutlines Only: Gustav cleanup starts in Mississippi”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Great photo.
    Broom, Chandler and Bonner, all from the CL, took me right to the storm scene with their blogs. What a nice blend of observation and facts.

    Now, about Gustav stories overall, I’m glad to read and hear all the reports about how smoothly the evacuations went. But I have a single big question that, so far, hasn’t been answered—even though sources, it seems, have had three years to find the answer. Here’s the question: How much tax money (federal, state and local) did it take these past three years to prepare for a potential disaster like Gustav?

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