Defining Katrina “Flood” with Billions at Stake

By Andre Banks Aug 13, 2007

I’ve recently become a near religious devotee of News & Notes, the NPR show hosted by Farai Chideya. The coverage is excellent, topical and interesting; it’s one of the few radio shows that consistently goes in depth on the stories I care about most. Check out this recent segment explaining how a federal appeals court recently overturned a decision forcing insurance companies to pay out billions to Katrina victims. The companies claim that since the levees were to blame for flooding they shouldn’t have to pay thousands of claims….sigh….. Get the story here.