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New government report: Rising Seas Threaten Hundreds of U.S. Energy Facilities. There was a senate hearing April 20, 2012 on sea level rise. Only one republican senator showed up. Interactive map, above. Excellent wrap-up from Climate Central: 

New Report: Sea Level Rise Threatens Hundreds of U.S. Energy Facilities (PDF)
Interactive Map: Surging Seas, Sea Level Rise Analysis
News: Senate Hearing Focuses on Threat of Sea Level Rise
Watch: Archived webcast of Senate hearing
Read: Ben Strauss’ Senate testimony
Read: Senate testimony of five witnesses 

More at Climate Central

Read it here, from the NRDC.

Oil companies shouldn’t roll over on losing a lot of money. But, it’s interesting to see CEO’s and certain politicians argue that the most profitable companies on planet earth can’t survive in a supposed “free market”.