Controversy over power plant

Smith referenced a report from a public policy advocacy group, identifying the Meadowlands as the region at most risk from rising sea levels and flooding from climate change. Last year, the Regional Plan Association, an urban research and advocacy organization based in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut region, released a regional plan for saving the area. It claimed that permanent flooding from sea level rise will likely displace between 4,000 and 8,000 Meadowlands residents by the century’s end.

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