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Lara Cushing in The Los Angeles Times: More than 400 toxic sites in California are at risk of flooding from sea level rise

“We know from past flood events that the wealthy communities are not the ones that suffer the greatest impacts,” Cushing said, pointing to recent disasters in New Orleans and Houston. “The vulnerabilities of environmental justice communities to sea level rise have not been front and center in the conversation in a way that it should be.”