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Coastal Harm From Invading Saltwater ‘Happening Right Now’

The landward movement of seawater threatens drinking water supplies, coastal farming and coastal ecosystems. Rising seas, more frequent storms, higher tides, drought and the pressure of pumping for drinking water are combining to accelerate the salt invasion. New scientific research …

$215M in BP Oil Spill Money to Restore Louisiana Marshes

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana will get nearly $215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects planned to restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. …