Report: 9 New Jersey cities will be underwater by the end of the century

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NEWS 12 NJ – A new study suggests that nine New Jersey cities will be almost entirely underwater and uninhabitable by the end of the 21st Century.

The study was conducted by Delaware-based financial firm 24/7 Wall Street. The company’s study named 35 American cities that are at risk of becoming uninhabitable due to flooding and climate change. The cities include Secaucus at No. 35, Margate City at No. 32, Brigantine at No. 29, Little Ferry at No. 26, Pennsville at No. 24, Ventnor City at No. 16, Ocean City at No. 12, Atlantic City at No. 3 and Hoboken at No. 2.

Flooding is often a problem in Hoboken. City officials have been working since Superstorm Sandy to make the city more flood resilient through its “Rebuild by Design” program …

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