BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has sharply disputed criticism of her state's post-Katrina response. Her target was former Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Michael Brown, who said Blanco and her staff were incapable of mounting an effective respon
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Michael Brown, once in charge of the fight to get federal relief efforts moving in the Gulf Coast, finds himself out of the battle this weekend. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad Allen is now leading the Federal Emergency Management Agency's role in the areas de
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