Support grows for bills addressing rising sea level, storm surges

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Water

Sea level in Long Island Sound is expected to rise 1½ feet by 2050, according to testimony from Leah Schmalz, Save the Sound’s director of legislative and legal affairs.

“Identifying and implementing ways to protect our shoreline will be a long-term project and will require serious commitment and investment by the region,” she said in testimony during last week’s hearing. The four bills together, she said, “will help build a balanced approach that helps protect our homes and natural resources.”

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