Sandy’s Environmental Impacts: Cleanup Has Just Begun

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 1:29 PM EST) -- The serious environmental damage from recent natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy has yet to be fully documented or addressed. This kind of damage is not always readily apparent and is often overshadowed in the rush to address more immediate concerns — but it is likely to have serious long-term consequences. Many see Sandy and Katrina as harbingers of the impact of human-induced global climate change with more environmental damage to come.

How can the environmental risks and consequences of climate change, including more severe weather,...
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