coastal flooding

Since Bruno Gallinelli bought his Surf Drive home two years ago, he says he’s invested over $2 million renovating the property.  As coastal erosion and flooding increasingly batter the area, the Town of Falmouth is developing resiliency plans to that coul
Eve Zuckoff

Heading east on Surf Drive in Falmouth, a postcard-ready vista unfolds: a mile-and-a-half-long stretch of sandy beach with narrow dunes, osprey nests, the Shining Sea Bike Path, and the landmark town bathhouse that’s survived every hurricane since 1930.

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.