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He's a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he's an environmental crusader

17.07.2019
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Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he's named the 'Green Army' against toxic pollution in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrophic flooding in the city of New Orleans in August 2005, and Honoré - a veteran of Desert Storm in the first Gulf war - had just been appointed the commander of a joint task-force to lead the recovery.The heat was sweltering. There were some 16,000 residents stranded at the city's Superdome football stadium and Honoré's orders were to get them evacuated as soon as possible. The building had been compromised by the storm. It was over-crowded and supplies were spotty. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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