Current Louisiana coastline will be lost by 2100, study finds:

06/29/2009 | Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The · Discovery

Despite Louisiana's restoration efforts, the state is poised to lose up to 5,212 square miles of its coastline by 2100, geologists report. The Mississippi River can no longer supply enough sediment into the marshes to prevent coastal erosion, according to the study. To save the coast, state officials should take measures such as tapping other large rivers to supply more sediment to reconstruct wetlands, researchers said.

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Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The · Discovery

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