Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 8, 2014
New measurements show sea level rise swallowing Grand Isle at record rate
By Bob Marshall, The Lens. May 7, 2014.
“Stephen Estopinal, an engineer on the board of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, says he has a concern that “keeps me up at night…” (read more)
Water has risen 2 inches at Grand Isle since 2007, data show
By Jeff Adelson, The Advocate. May 8, 2014.
“Grand Isle is sinking beneath the waves at a faster rate than any other area of the country and may be the most dramatic example of subsidence in the world…” (read more)