Gulf Coast

By 2100, vast stretches of the Mississippi Delta will be lost to sea level rise, according to a recent study. More than 5,000 square miles could be lost, including much of New Orleans, researchers say.
Jul 6, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
As land continues to disappear along the Gulf Coast and hurricane damages increase, many are beginning to reconsider whether to rebuild or retreat.
Oct 12, 2008   USA Today
With Hurricane Gustav reaching land Monday, nearly 2 million people have been evacuated from coastal Louisiana. The evacuation is being hailed as a vast improvement from the effort three years ago during Hurricane Katrina, but some residents remain.
Sep 1, 2008   New Orleans Times Picayune
<p>A year-late plan by the Army Corps of Engineers to restore the Louisiana Gulf Coastline is being slammed by critics.</p>
Apr 11, 2008   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>The vast levee system under construction by the Army Corps of Engineers may not be sufficient to protect New Orleans as the climate continues to change.</p>
Mar 21, 2008   Grist
<p><em>Grist</em> offers this interactive look at various Army Corps of Engineers projects along the Mississippi River, part of its series on the Corp and the River.</p>
Mar 18, 2008   Grist