Florida Keys News
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Rising seas a greater threat than storms
Report: Climate change trumps hurricanes as development concern

The Florida Keys should consider making the potential impacts of sea-level rise the underpinning of its land-use planning rather than hurricane evacuation times, according to a Florida Atlantic University report released last week.

"The Florida Keys is an 'Area of Critical State Concern,' and therefore new development is constrained based upon the ability to evacuate an increased populati...

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