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Storms Trigger a Surge in Boston Infrastructure Plans

Storms Trigger a Surge in Boston Infrastructure Plans

Boston’s role on global ocean-trade maps isn’t very big, but the port city could provide a big example of how to brace coastal facilities against rising sea waters. The Massachusetts Port Authority started looking closely at the impact of climate change after the damaging superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. Northeast in 2012. Then during the winter of 2017-2018, three Nor’easters slammed the port’s Paul W. Conley Container Terminal, with one storm setting records for high tides and storm surge. …

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