The Washington Post: "As climate changes, Louisiana seeks to lift a highway"
The Washington Post has a report on the dilemma facing the state and the feds regarding the elevation of Highway 1, which connects Port Fourchon with a country that hasn't lost its appetite for oil and gas:
<blockquote>Ten miles of the highway is now standing 22 feet above sea level on cement piles. But another seven miles is not, and if less than half a mile of this highway succumbs to the 14-foot storm surges expected in the future, the highway will need to be shut down, cutting off the port.? [ Read more ]
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