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from New Orleans
Malek-Wiley has been with the Sierra Club for years, working from
the New Orleans and Baton Rouge offices. Daryl gave us a field
report within days of the Katrina disaster, focusing on the
flooding, the contamination and the outlook at that time.
Meanwhile, he did not even know if his own home was still
returned, after months away, to check out what was happening in his
neighborhood. Since he's been back, he has focused his expertise
on two neighborhoods dramatically impacted by the storm.
continues his report from the field, about what life is like now, as residents
struggle to make sense of their options for restoring their lives
in New Orleans.
Scientist / NRDC
extensive scientific studies on the environmental conditions that
people face when considering moving back into their homes and
neighborhoods, Dr. Solomon discusses the toxins in the surface
sediments and the existence of serious levels of mold in homes that
will need to be either torn down or rebuilt.
it safe? Find out from the experts.