DoD Could Start Funding Off-Base Infrastructure Fixes for Sea Level Rise

This article discusses how DoD could fund off-base infrastructure fixes for sea level rise.

In the face of rising seas and frequent flooding, the Department of Defense could soon start pitching in money to fix roads and other vulnerable infrastructure needed to access military bases.

After years of examining the impacts of climate change and working to mitigate the future effects on bases, the most recent national defense authorization act set the stage for the military to ramp up spending in civilian communities. It also placed the Defense Department at the forefront of dealing with sea level rise in the federal government.

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