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St. Pete takes first steps to comprehensive plan to handle climate change, rising seas

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About a year ago, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman signed an executive order establishing an office of sustainability. Now, a group of experts from New Orleans, Miami, Boston and Tampa Bay have come together in partnership with St. Petersburg officials to set strategies that can be used in developing a comprehensive plan to answer the problems presented by climate change and rising seas. The two-day conference, spearheaded by the Urban Land Institute of Tampa Bay, did not limit itself to…

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