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Harriet Tubman Monument Threatened By Sea-Level Rise

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CAMBRIDGE, Md. - The new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Monument is one of nearly 30 national landmarks in danger of being wiped out from sea-level rise.

That's according to a report released yesterday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. It found that the waters of the Chesapeake Bay may rise an additional 15 inches by 2050. In addition, powerful storm surges riding on higher sea levels will penetrate farther inland, causing even more damage.    

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