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Scientists warn of flooding in Brookings

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 19th, 2014

Mark Cochrane

SDSU experts urge council to be proactive in dealing with increasing precip

BROOKINGS Global climate change is real, and its already having an impact in Brookings, a team of South Dakota State University scientists told the Brookings City Council Tuesday.

With climate change expert Mark Cochrane acting as spokesman for the group, the SDSU professors delivered a warning that Brookings in the near future likely will experience more frequent flooding, and they suggested the city begin planning now for the weather emergencies ahead.

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