People living in the mandatory evacuation area for the Assumption Parish sinkhole have the option to lower property value of their home for the 2012 tax year, according to the parish's tax assesor's office.
Three years ago, a federal court found the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers responsible for the catastrophic flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
On Monday, an appeals court threw that decision out.
Those Saints players suspended for their alleged role in the bounty scandal have been cleared for play.
This comes less than 48 hours from the Saints season opener against the Redskins in the Superdome.