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SEA LEVEL RISE
Stafford Township, New Jersey Helping Residents Elevate Homes to Combat Rising Sea Levels
VANESSA MURDOCK / CBS NEW YORK – Homes in Manahawkin sit just feet from man-made lagoons, but even on a lovely day, water rises above bulkheads.
“In about 25 minutes, it’ll be completely high tide, and the water is going to be coming over the dock,” said Joe Sokolowski.
Sunny-day flooding happens with greater frequency these days because of sea-level rise …
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