From the report in DelMarvaNow.
Thousands of homes in Accomack County and the Hampton Roads area of Virginia are at risk of tidal flooding by 2045 due to sea level rise, according to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
The report said more than 9,000 Virginia homes are at risk of tidal flooding by 2045 due to sea level rise, and that number jumps to nearly 115,000 by the year 2100.
The report emphasizes that the elderly and people of color are at greater risk for flooding in their neighborhoods. To read the original report from the Union of Concerned Scientists and use their interactive maps, follow this link.
Now is the time to address climate change, flooding, and affordable housing issues!