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Casualties of Katrina: Gulf Coast Reconstruction Two Years after the Hurricane

Special to CorpWatch
August 27th, 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

PART ONE: RETURNING HOME

Back on the Bayou: Electricity & Entergy

Insurance: State Farm

“Road Home” Program

Trailer Parks and Tarps: The Shaw Group and Fluor

PART TWO: REPAIRING THE REGION

Levees: Moving Water

Debris: Surrounded by Dumps

Refineries: Cleaning Up Big With Hurricane Aid

Mulching the Cypress Swamps

PART THREE: REVIVAL?

Casinos: Gambling Bonanza

Labor: Exploiting Migrants, Ignoring Locals

Small Business Contracts

Reconsidering the Rush to Rebuild the Big Easy

Acknowledgments

Endnotes

Fact Sheet 

List of Experts