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Governor Brown corrects
statement about LAX
and sea level rise

Los Angeles Times, by Dan Weikel

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 5/15/2014 5:47:04 AM

An aide to Jerry Brown confirmed Wednesday that the governor was wrong when he said global warming would eventually cause rising seawater to inundate Los Angeles International Airport. Citing new studies, Brown called attention to the global warming issue on Tuesday, saying a predicted 4-foot rise in sea level within the next 200 years could force the relocation of LAX at a cost of billions of dollars. Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX.But various sources say that the nation’s third-busiest airport -- bordered by the Pacific Ocean -- has elevations ranging from 108 feet to

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What a doofus.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 5/15/2014 5:54:06 AM     (No. 9849206)

Dummy!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/15/2014 6:13:03 AM     (No. 9849219)

Any proclamation by Moonbeam warrants an automatic head shake and eye roll.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: harleynyc, 5/15/2014 7:32:37 AM     (No. 9849289)

What is he, a moron ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 5/15/2014 7:43:00 AM     (No. 9849301)

Libs and math education have never met.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 5/15/2014 8:03:22 AM     (No. 9849324)

Sorry, but nobody don´t know nuthin´ about what may or may not happen in 200 years. 200 years ago the U.S. was a wild political experiment of a dozen or so Atlantic colonies under attack by the British Empire. Things change...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: southernboy, 5/15/2014 8:51:06 AM     (No. 9849404)

This from people who don’t understand the tides!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: wendybird, 5/15/2014 9:54:21 AM     (No. 9849492)

These idiots will believe just about anything.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry, 5/15/2014 10:02:20 AM     (No. 9849510)

They overlook computer models that say the sea level will be pretty much unchanged in 200 years. #thanksgovchickenlittle

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/15/2014 10:05:56 AM     (No. 9849517)

I´ll bet they made this correction because people started canceling their flights out of and into LAX. Bwhaahahahahaaaaaa

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Reply 10 - Posted by: craige, 5/15/2014 10:06:47 AM     (No. 9849519)

Reality, once again, intrudes on worldview.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 5/15/2014 10:59:40 AM     (No. 9849607)

I knew he was wrong about LAX, anyone who´s ridden the bike path is clear on that. And San Onofre would not be "submerged", but it might get wet at annual high tides with a storm surge, maybe.

Brown must be getting old. He says a lot of nonsense, but he´s usually been relatively stronger on such brute facts.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nevernaught, 5/15/2014 11:45:33 AM     (No. 9849688)

I once lived in that area and there are high sand dunes at the west end of the runway and it goes downhill from there. The road that goes along next to the beach is probably 30´ above the beach. Imperial Hwy that goes up and runs along the South side of the Airport from the beach road, goes up hill.

When I read the original article this morning on Drudge, I knew that Governor Moonbeam was probably having his period early this month.

There were once houses on the northern end of the dunes and the airport bought those houses after numerous lawsuits because of airplane noise. The streets are still there, but the houses are gone. It would take a tsunami to get to the airport from sea level.


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