How Officials Are Planning for When Boston Is Under Water

By | Boston Daily |

The city’s chief of environmental and energy services says that 50 percent of downtown is made of filled tidelands, and researchers and experts project that those areas—and likely others—will be impacted by rising tides by 2050. Developers along the waterfront are building new construction with those risks in mind, which is great, but many long-standing residents and tenants are wondering what to do now. [WBUR]

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