If sea level rise projections become reality and high tides a century from now resemble what today are major floods, the Aquarium Blue Line Station would likely be underwater while across the harbor the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital will be better prepared to weather frequent incursions of harbor water, according to Boston Harbor Association Executive Director Julie Wormser.
After efforts to create a climate-action plan locally fell through, Quincy is looking to join climate-change discussions taking place in Boston.
“Quincy should create its own plan. It should develop specs with the team of Boston in any way it can and be eligible for funding,” said Dennis Harrington, Quincy's planning director.
City councilors voted 8-to-1 for a resolve to develop a Climate Adaption Plan, with high hopes that the effort can be done in tandem with the Boston Harbor Association.