Sea rise faster on East Coast than re...

Sea rise faster on East Coast than rest of globe

There are 2 comments on the Boston.com story from Jun 24, 2012, titled Sea rise faster on East Coast than rest of globe. In it, Boston.com reports that:

From Cape Hatteras, N.C., to just north of Boston, sea levels are rising much faster than they are around the globe, putting one of the world's most costly coasts in danger of flooding, government researchers report.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Jun 24, 2012
What now North Carolina, Legislature??
Susan

United States

#2 Jun 25, 2012
From what I understand, as long as there is no beach access due to "conservation", then the government will not fund those areas for shoreline protection. It looks like this will eventually play out between the state and federal government.

Blame the Democrats if you want. But in the end, it all boils down to "How much are you costing the Feds, NC?" More people in federal government believe the sea level rise claims than dispute them. Heck, the NC legislature probably knows what's to come also. They are just hoping to pad their pockets from developer's coffers NOW. One hundred years from now, who cares?

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