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    Hurricane Sandy Report Warns of Rising Sea, More Storms

    By By Willie Drye, National Geographic
    August 21, 2013, 6:55:27 AM EDT

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    The following is an excerpt from National Geographic.

    A federal task force convened by U.S. President Barack Obama after Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the U.S. Atlantic Coast last fall released a report on Monday that included 69 recommendations for rebuilding storm-damaged areas and for reducing the impact of future severe storms.


    Chaired by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, the task force stressed the need for a more resilient national infrastructure and for preparing for the possibility that climate change could worsen the effects of hurricanes. (Read "Rising Seas" in the current issue of National Geographic magazine.)

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