PBS NewsHour

How can flood-ravaged Ellicott City hold back the water?

Clip: 12/12/2018 | 7m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Climate change has profoundly affected Ellicott City, Maryland. The mill town, located where multiple waterways converge, was devastated by a flood earlier this year, after already suffering a deadly deluge in 2016. John Yang and a team from the University of Maryland's Capital News Service explain the debate over whether destroying Ellicott City's historic buildings could help save the town.

Aired: 12/12/18

Rating: NR

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