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mmm NEW S AND NOTES REPORT : LOUISIANA SLOWLY "move d about the width of two perio d 1995-2006 by GPS sta- SLIDIN G INTO GULF credit cards" in 2006. tion s installed to measur e the Researchers studying Louisiana's Fo r years scientists have sinkin g of th e Mississippi Delta sinkin g coast reveal tha t th e land know n that the swampy delta region . A sideways slide int o the is not just settling, it's also very regio n of Louisian a was sinking. Gulf , however, is a ne w finding slowl y tumblin g into the Gulf Mor e tha n 2,000 squar e miles of tha t Dokk a says engineer s need of Mexico. The discovery could coasta l area has either become t o include in plans for levees, presen t a new set of problems submerge d or eroded since the floodgate s and additional proj- fo r engineers drawing up plans 1930s . In fact, th e new study ects . (SOURCE: The Associated t o protec t New Orleans with use d data gathered during the Press ) a bette r levee system tha n the

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Published: Mar 1, 2007

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