Rutgers researcher Robert Kopp and colleagues from Harvard conducted a study interpreting tide gauge records and found that as the planet has been warming faster, sea level rise has increased at a faster pace.
Mayor Steve Fulop wants to stop PPG from working on a site contaminated with chromium because he says the company, which agreed to clean up the area, is doing so in a way that makes the property useless.
President Obama signed an executive order that establishes new federal flood risk management standards. That means homeowners using federal funds to rebuild will have to build higher structures to prevent future flooding.
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