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Rising Sea Levels Will Leave Atlantic City Uninhabitable By End Of The Century, Researchers Say

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) -- According to a firm out of Delaware, rising sea levels will leave Atlantic City uninhabitable by the end of the century.

24/7 Wall Street also says Atlantic City is one of the top American cities at risk of being under water in 60 years. Atlantic City is No. 3 on that list.

The firm used data assuming a three-foot increase in sea level rise by 2060 and a 6.5-foot increase by 2100. Fifty percent of Atlantic City will be uninhabitable by 2060 and by 2100, 92.8% of the city will be under water, the research found.

Several Local Nursing Homes Rank Among America's Worst, Senate Report Finds

Miami Beach topped the list, followed by Hoboken, New Jersey, Atlantic City, Key West, Florida at No. 4 and Galveston, Texas at No. 5.

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