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This is “Higher Ground” from WSHU Public Radio, where we visit communities that are already coping with rising tides and climate change.

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The town of East Hampton is set to test water and soil surrounding the East Hampton Airport to determine if it’s contaminated by fire-extinguishing foam.

A Sneak Preview Of Higher Ground Podcast

Sep 17, 2021

Climate change isn’t a far off problem any more: It’s happening in your neighborhood. 

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul said she has released the most aggressive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

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Some Nantucket residents and a prominent conservative lawyer are suing the federal government over its approval of the offshore wind farm Vineyard Wind. The lawsuit contends the project off Martha's Vineyard will harm critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whales.

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