Judge: Physical Evidence 'Overwhelmingly' Proves Barge Did Not Cause Breaches

Judge: Physical Evidence 'Overwhelmingly' Proves Barge Did Not Cause Breaches

NEW ORLEANS - The physical evidence "overwhelmingly" shows that Barge ING 4727 did not and could not have caused the north and south breaches of the eastern flood wall along the Inner-Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) that resulted in the inundation of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward during Hurricane Katrina, a Louisiana federal judge ruled March 20 (In Re: Katrina Canal Breaches consolidated litigation pertains to Boutte v. Lafarge Mumford, No. 05-4182 SECTION "K"(2), E.D. La.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37234).

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