With nowhere to hide from rising seas, Boston prepares for a wetter future

With nowhere to hide from rising seas, Boston prepares for a wetter future

Photo: ON THE RISE Bostonians are getting used to flooding. Morrissey Boulevard (shown), near the campus of University of Massachusetts Boston, gets hit several times a year during high tides. DAVID L. RYAN/BOSTON GLOBE/GETTY IMAGES

The coastal city is taking the hint from recent storms and floods

Boston dodged a disaster in 2012. After Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of New Jersey and New York, the superstorm hit Boston near low … [more…]

A Broke, and Broken, Flood Insurance Program

photo: homeowner David Clutter - still no love from his flood insurance, years after Hurricane Sandy?

Photo: David Clutter in front of his home in Long Beach, N.Y. After Hurricane Sandy, he had to take out a third mortgage to repair the foundation because the National Flood Insurance Program denied his claim. Greg Miller for The New York Times

In August, when Hurricane Harvey was bearing down on Texas, David Clutter was in court, trying one more time to make his insurer pay his flood claim

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