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August 7, 2018

S.C. Marine base needs a sea wall

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Military leaders in South Carolina are preparing for rising sea levels while partisans dispute whether it's the effect of global warming.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the Marine Corps training grounds on Parris Island need a sea wall, roads near Charleston's Coast Guard stations are swamped when heavy rain adds to high tides and stone reinforcements were installed to protect a runway from erosion at the Marine Corp Air Station in Beaufort.

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