Big Oil Blamed for Katrina Devastation

January 22, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Scientists have accused the oil industry of playing a decisive role in causing the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina. A network of 10,000 miles of service canals dug to tap oil and natural gas around the Mississippi Delta led to a loss of marshland which would have formed a first barrier to the hurricane, say … Read More