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Why Georgia's 50-Year-Old Salt Marsh Law Matters For The Future05:19
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Fifty years ago, Georgians pressured their state government into passing a progressive law that protects its salt marshes.

Now those same marshes — and that law — serve as a buffer against the sea level rise and extreme weather caused by climate change.

Molly Samuel of member station WABE reports.

This segment aired on September 25, 2020.

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