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