Weather Worries Dampen One Sale, But Others Still on Track

DeSue, Tedra; Sigo, Shelly; Albanese, Elizabeth
September 2002
Bond Buyer;9/26/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31479, p30
Trade Publication
Reports the impact of the Tropical Storm Isidore in the U.S. Postponement of the deal of underwriters in Louisiana; Closure of schools and postponement of some surgeries for the evacuation of coastal residents in Mississippi; Prevention of scheduling of public meetings in Florida Water Services Authority.


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