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Coastal County Officials Fight To Outlaw Predictions Of Rising Sea Levels

When a panel of scientists appointed by the state of North Carolina warned the government of rising sea levels – a side effect of global warming – critics rallied against their claims and urged local lawmakers to ignore the reports, for fear of its negative effects on local commerce. And governments up and down the coast may take heed – to the protesters.

06/01/2012