The suit says companies should help pay to restore the rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands along the Louisiana coast that have been subject to major destruction from oil and gas operations for decades.
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All along the coast of the U.K. and in other coastal communities around the world, the threat of sea level rise and more violent storms is forcing towns and governments to make difficult choices -- build higher, build stronger, or retreat.
American coastal communities are perched on the tracks, and sea level rise is this freight train heading towards them. Congress just passed flood insurance reforms indicating that it's OK to stay put.