Beaches, Floods, and the Government

Monday, July 29, 2013

Mother Jones reporter Kate Sheppard looks at how coastal communities from Miami to Martha’s Vineyard are adapting to rising sea levels and the ongoing threat of repeated floods. Her article “Under Water,” in the July/August issue of Mother Jones, examines existing laws on flood insurance, flood maps, and looks at how the federal and state governments are meeting these challenges.


Kate Sheppard

Comments [4]

Ed from Larchmont

Do you really think we can hold back the sea?

Jul. 29 2013 08:13 PM
AM from West Village

Dear guest, hope we hear more from you, but verbal fry is not a good sound for radio. Not so hard to eliminate -- please try.

Jul. 29 2013 01:56 PM
gene from NYC

What about Connecticut? A surprising number of people in Fairfield County got seriously damaged by Sandy, and our local reps, Himes, etc., seem absolutely clueless!

Jul. 29 2013 01:33 PM

Move back!!!! ...Plenty of inexpensive real estate near gorgeous Lakes Erie and Huron in Detroit.

Jul. 29 2013 11:06 AM

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