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Lafitte Demolition



It seems to me that there should be more than one water hose on this demolition and that the Contractor should have protective gear on. With all the contaminants flying in the air into the residential Neighborhood this seems illegal as well as immoral.

on a related note

The series explores the root causes of health and illness including the wages and benefits we’re paid, the neighborhoods we live in INCLUDING ACCESS TO SAFE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES!, the schools we attend and the social conditions in which we are born, live and work.

On Tuesday June 3, 2008, a 30 minute screening of a part of the series followed by a community discussion will be held at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard) from 6 PM to 8 PM and light refreshments will be served

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About Karen Gadbois

Karen Gadbois co-founded The Lens. She now covers New Orleans government issues and writes about land use for Squandered Heritage. For her work with television reporter Lee Zurik exposing widespread misuse of city recovery funds — which led to guilty pleas in federal court — Gadbois won some of the highest honors in journalism, including a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award and a gold medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. She can be reached at (504) 606-6013.