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September 25, 2019
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Sep

NOLA.com: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more, climate report find

NEW YORK — Due to climate change, the world’s oceans are getting warmer, rising higher, losing oxygen and becoming more acidic at an ever-faster pace and melting even more ice and snow, a grim international science assessment concludes. But that’s nothing compared to what Wednesday’s special United Nations-affiliated oceans and ice report says is coming...
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25
Sep

NOLA.com: Louisiana representatives ask for more offshore oil royalties for coastal restoration

The four Gulf Coast states that produce oil offshore want a bigger cut of the royalties the federal government gets from drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf to be put toward hurricane protection and coastal restoration. Representatives from the four states — Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas — formed a coalition in August to take...
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