Bad Pumps (New Ones) In New Orleans

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, rushing to meet President Bush's promise to protect New Orleans by the start of the 2006 hurricane season, installed defective flood-control pumps last year despite warnings from its own expert that the equipment would fail during a storm, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

The 2006 hurricane season turned out to be mild, and the new pumps were never pressed into action. But http://auberge-de-vendeuil.com/5-key-areas-to-know-to-be-able-to-start-an-it-staffing-firm/ the Corps and the politically-connected manufacturer of the e