U.S. found liable for Hurricane Katrina flooding
We have to pay for it again. They should have used the money they were given more wisely. Since they were given this money and chose not to spend it on this canal why should the US be held liable for it. I think its on them.
Here's an older article from after the hurricane about how much they received and how they spent it. Heck they got more than California, a much more populated state.
Katrina: Louisiana Federal Money Not Spent on LeveesIt turns out Louisiana has gotten more than its fair share of federal dollars for infrastructure but its own lawmakers thought the New Orleans levees were not a priority.