Louisiana’s surging LNG industry might have a water problem

(Courtesy Mitsui & Co.) Cameron LNG

Cameron Parish and Lake Charles are home to an industrial revival, as companies scramble to build new export terminals and expand existing facilities for the booming international trade in LNG.

However, a federal study from NOAA in February points out that the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to Louisiana is likely to see the highest sea-level rise in the contiguous U.S., reports Energy Wire, and that’s raising concerns among LNG owners.

Louisiana’s coastline is already losing hundreds of acres a year to storms, rising seas and erosion. Read the entire story.