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Flood from storm would damage D.C. infrastructure: Study

As sea levels rise, much of D.C.'s infrastructure would be routinely threatened by storm-driven floodwaters.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:26am EDT

Tags: Climate Control, flooding, Kristi King

Analysis: 800 miles of Md. roads would be affected by sea level rise

Maryland estimates that 400 miles of roadways would be affected by rising sea levels over the next century. An analysis finds the impact would be much greater, when county-maintained roads are factored in.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:48am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Maryland State Highway Administration, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach

Water may wipe away trail Tubman blazed, Blackwater refuge

Sea levels have been rising in the Chesapeake Bay at more than twice the global rate -- and one of the most important stops on the Underground Railroad likely will be largely underwater within the next 50 years.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: Chesapeak Bay, Eastern Shore, Harriet Tubman, Blackwater Refuge