La. Is Walking On Eggshell Skulls

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 11:54 AM EDT) -- Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. Florida distastefully remembers 2005 when four hurricanes — Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne — roared ashore, all within six weeks. Delaware worries that 8 percent to 11 percent of the state will be submerged by 2100.

Recently, Louisiana’s concerns over rising sea levels and hurricanes have resulted in an enormous lawsuit, Board of Commissioners v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC, against 100 oil and...
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