[StBernard] Heavy rain floods streets in St. Bernard Parish

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Mon Aug 28 21:29:08 EDT 2006

Mississippi has and is using prison labor. just notice the green and orange
suits along the highways cleaning and picking up garbage. but of course
Louisiana has a law? stating that it is against a convict's civil rights to
make them work. oh so sad


----- Original Message -----

> I doubt that anyone would disagree with the comment that "there is

> debris in the canals" contributing to street flooding during heavy

> rains. Not all of it is due to Katrina. People are placing there

> trash along the sides of the canals, and in the process of the debris

> being picked up, some of it ultimately ends in the canal. Knowing

> that we have this problem and limited resources to address it, I again

> ask why supervised, prison trustees are not being used to clean the

> canals and debris along the neutral grounds? This type of activity is

> performed on a regular basis in Georgia and Alabama, so maybe that is

> why their streets are clean and ours are not.



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