EDITORIAL: Texans need scientific tru...

EDITORIAL: Texans need scientific truth on rising Gulf water levels, not politics

There are 6 comments on the The Beaumont Enterprise story from Oct 12, 2011, titled EDITORIAL: Texans need scientific truth on rising Gulf water levels, not politics. In it, The Beaumont Enterprise reports that:

If taxpayers along Galveston Bay were looking for straight talk about their future from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, they have been disappointed.

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Northie

Herndon, VA

#1 Oct 13, 2011
This scandal has gone viral, and for good reason. Here is a deeper dig:

http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/10/perry...
SpaceBlues

River Grove, IL

#2 Oct 18, 2011
YouHelpFixIt

Nottingham, MD

#3 Oct 19, 2011
Sea level rise in Gaviston Texas has been fairly constant since about 1910

http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/slt...

It is (and has been) well above the goblal average. Climate change does not seem to of had an effect on it at all.
YouHelpFixIt

Nottingham, MD

#4 Oct 19, 2011
Northie wrote:
This scandal has gone viral, and for good reason. Here is a deeper dig:
http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/10/perry...
There does not seem to be a sea level rise due to climate change in Galviston as indicated by the data. If you want a to prove the scandal you must show the rise first.
SpaceBlues

United States

#5 Oct 27, 2011
Galveston Island gets tough advice from Rice study

The coastline on the west end of Galveston is retreating at 3 to 6 feet per year, the fastest rate of erosion in 6,000 years. Sea level rise could double or triple the rate of erosion over the remainder of this century.

http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/artic...

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SpaceBlues

Tomball, TX

#6 Nov 5, 2011

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