Rising Seas Could Flood 7,000 LIers Homes by 2050, Report Says

Long Island and other coastal regions have begun girding for major storms, but they have failed to prepare for the looming — but less visible — threat of higher sea levels, said Robert Freudenberg, director of energy and environment for the Regional Plan Association, which released the report this month. 

In communities hit by rising waters, “you start seeing high tides become a flood event,” Freudenberg said. “That’s happening in Mastic Beach, and it’s going to start happening in more and more places.”

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