Report: Flooding due to sea-level rise could affect $566.5M worth of R.I. property in less than 30 years

MORE THAN $566 million of property is at-risk for chronic flooding by 2045, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
MORE THAN $566 million of property is at risk for chronic flooding by 2045, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
PROVIDENCE – By the year 2045, $566.5 million worth of property in Rhode Island could be at risk for chronic flooding due to sea-level rise, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists this week. The figures for 2045 are the report’s “high scenario,” or the largest of three possible scenarios for sea-level…

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