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New York City Mayor Proposes Multi-Billion Storm Protection Plan

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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has outlined a $20 billion plan to protect the city from rising sea levels, storm surges and climate change. The project includes construction of levees, bulkheads and flood walls to provide protection for the city's 520 miles of coastline; new building codes and a landfill neighborhood that would enlarge Lower Manhattan.

Source: June 12 edition of SmartBrief on sustainability which contained this June 11 report by CNN.

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