Rising Sea Level Threatens US Coastal Cities: EPA

Law360, New York (January 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the newly installed Obama administration seeks to bring greater awareness to climate change, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies have issued a report showing that rising sea levels are posing an increasing threat to U.S. coastal cities, particularly from New York to North Carolina.

In the report, released Thursday, a consortium of agencies led by the EPA, including the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, warned of the dangers of potentially rapid sea level changes that could come...
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