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Globe Editorial

Preventing future floods

May 16, 2006

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THE RAINS soaking Eastern Massachusetts, southern Maine, and southern New Hampshire are of a magnitude not experienced in New England since the 1930s. Nothing can be done to prevent widespread damage, but the massive flooding ought to prompt state and local officials to establish priority lists so that communities most liable to devastation will get help to mitigate future losses. (Full article: 457 words)

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