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Climate change, South Florida sea level rise preparation could cost SFWMD $1 billion

A new,  10-year program to prepare for sea level rise could cost the South Florida Water Management District more than $1 billion, according to estimates of the project. The three-step program could begin next year and would be the most expensive program dues to its construction. With plans well under way, the district will hire a chief of resiliency according to Executive Director Drew Bartlett, who will be responsible for making sure sea level rise is considered in all the districts activities.

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