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PRESENTATIONS

One Community's Concerns: Sea Level Rise and Chelsea

The Honorable Leo Robinson, Councillor, Chelsea, MA
Monday, June 16 @ 4:20pm

ABSTRACT

Chelsea’s connection to its waterfront and the vitality that connection brings is of historical and continuing importance. Although twentieth-century marine industrial activity limited the waterfront’s fullest potential, hopes that a future where commerce and access can peacefully coexist are being threatened today by potential sea level rise tomorrow. Chelsea, like many other, is working on contributing to a healthier planet, but the questions remain about whether these efforts are substantial enough, and whether there is still time for them to make an difference.