FLASHBACK: Contractor stuffed NOLA area floodwall with newspaper | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


FLASHBACK: Contractor stuffed NOLA area floodwall with newspaper

"That should be criminal,"? Taffaro [St. Bernard parish president] continues.

What he's talking about was witnessed by a St. Bernard Parish resident who didn't want to be identified, but did have sharp criticism of the work done by a contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Instead of an airplane, it's a floodwall, and instead of a Band-Aid, the witness says two years ago, he saw the contractor filling the expansion joint or opening between the floodwalls with newspaper.

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