Louisiana chief says master plan can adapt to sea level rise

Advocate: Yes, we can. And, by the way: You’re wrong. That’s how Garret Graves, head of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, and some coastal scientists have responded to federal researchers who last week predicted the southeast coast faces the highest rate of sea level rise “on the planet” – 4.4 feet by 2100. At that rate, they said, parts of the state’s coastal Master Plan will be obsolete before they are completed. “The NOAA folks are just misinformed,” said Graves, summing......

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