To adapt to climate change, New York town considers a retreat from the beach

Aug 26, 2022
To prepare for threats like sea-level rise and intense storms, Montauk is considering relocating homes and businesses to higher ground.
The offices of the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. “Oceanfront is why people come here," said Executive Director Jennifer Fowkes. That oceanfront, however, is threatened by rising sea levels and more intense storms.
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