ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — 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.
The report was released Tuesday at a news conference in Washington.READ MORE: Crisis Inside The Classroom: Baltimore County Teachers Rally, Demand Change
The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are also on the list. The report is titled “National Landmarks at Risk: How Rising Seas, Floods, and Wildfires Are Threatening the United States’ Most Cherished Historic Sites.”READ MORE: COVID Outbreaks At Baltimore-Area Schools Raises Concerns For Parents
Rodney Little, who is the director of the Maryland Historical Trust, says the rich heritage of Maryland’s coastal areas makes it impossible to ignore sea level rise. He says planning is essential for long-term protection.MORE NEWS: Preventing Mass Shootings: Seizing Guns Under ‘Red Flag’ Laws From Baltimore To Buffalo
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