Tue April 22, 2014
Environmental Orgs Tour Miami Sites Affected By Sea-Level Rise
In light of a field hearing organized by Sen. Bill Nelson about climate change and sea-level rise, South Florida environmentalists put on a tour of affected sites in the area.
Several environmental toured sites including Little Havana, which feels the impacts of over-flooding, and a canal flood-control structure that can't keep up with the saltwater levels.
The tour also visited a Sunny Isles Beach condo tower and a Virginia Key sewage plant.
Sen. Nelson's hearing is designed to get the government, businesses and community leaders to coordinate future plans and development to account for sea-level rise.
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