MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Rising sea levels over the next 50 years due to climate change could wreak havoc on three major sewage plants in South Florida.
Climate scientists believe rising sea levels could also inland flooding of land, streets and neighborhoods.READ MORE: Hackers Publish Nearly 26,000 Stolen Broward Schools Files
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Clean-water advocacy group Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper is challenging Miami-Dade’s $1.5 billion plan to repair the county’s troubled sewage system.
Most of the money would go toward repairing the county’s aging, spill-plagued sewage system. Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper contends it would make more sense to move the plants to more protected inland sites.MORE NEWS: Florida Online Shoppers To Pay More As Gov. DeSantis Signs Online Sales Tax Bill
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