coastal flooding

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

A new report predicts coastal communities in the Northeast will be hit harder by high tide flooding than any other region in the country.  

On The Point, we discuss the National Flood Insurance Program as it comes up for re-authorization by Congress. What are some of the potential changes and how might they impact us regionally? We hear about how towns on the Cape and Islands can earn reductions in flood insurance premiums for policyholders, through floodplain management practices.