Rising Sea Level
A new study says several parts of Maryland are in particular danger for an increase in high-tide flooding. This comes after the Union of Concerned Scientists press conference Wednesday morning, showing flooding that rarely occurs now will soon change.
Maryland has been labeled one of the most vulnerable states to a rise in sea level, and a new report says several of our historic monuments are in particular danger.
The historic city of Annapolis is one of 30 places listed by the Union of Concerned Scientists that faces threats from predicted sea level rise.
It doesn’t take storms as strong as Sandy to endanger Maryland’s coastline. Rising waters have homeowners worried they’ll be under water in a few decades.