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Study: Sandy-Level Storm Surge Flooding To Be Common In New York

A new study has revealed that, due to anthropogenic climate change, Sandy-level storm surge flooding will become “common” in New York within the relatively near future. To be more specific, the study findings are that rather than Sandy-level storm surge flooding being a “400-year-event,” it could become something that happens roughly every 23 years. While [&hellip Study: Sandy-Level Storm Surge Flooding To Be Common In New York was originally published on CleanTechnica.
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