Environmental Law

New York's New Sea Level Rise Projections Will Affect Land Use, Infrastructure

, New York Law Journal


Environmental Law columnists Michael B. Gerrard and Edward McTiernan write that now that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued official sea level rise projections (up to 75 inches by the year 2100), these projections may begin to affect a broad range of decisions in building and infrastructure siting, design, construction and materials; insurance and financing; securities disclosure; and estate planning.

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