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New rules and rising waters restrict housing on California's coastline




The San Francisco Bay is ground zero for a struggle between developers and state agencies over construction on shoreline property, where climate scientists predict sea level rises will have dramatic effects.
The San Francisco Bay is ground zero for a struggle between developers and state agencies over construction on shoreline property, where climate scientists predict sea level rises will have dramatic effects.
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Some of the most valuable land in California is waterfront property. But concerns about rising sea levels are leading to new rules restricting development along shorelines. An early skirmish between urban planners and builders is shaping up along the south shore of San Francisco Bay. Lauren Sommer from the California Report has the story.