A Rising Concern: an Article from NewportRI.com

In this worrying article about rising water levels in Newport County, where Billy Sweet, an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), stated, “It’s [water level] come up about an inch every eight years since the buoys went in,” says. “About 10 inches overall.”

OceanPoint’s, Matt Clarke, Senior Vice President/Personal Lines Manager, and other vested Aquidneck Island professionals discuss the potential impact of rising seawater on Newport County.

“What’s driving climate change is notoriously divisive. The fact that water is rising is not.”

Original article: https://www.newportri.com/special/20200826/rising-concern

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