Press Releases

Summit to Prepare Coastal Regions for Effects of Climate Change

Monday, May 20, 2019

Local governments along with coastal residents and business owners will soon sit down with climate scientists, state and federal agencies and other experts to discuss one of the most pressing issues facing our coast: how to make their communities and businesses more resilient to climate impacts and intense weather events. 

State officials award grants for natural hazard planning projects

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The state Division of Coastal Management has awarded $75,000 to four local governments to help plan for future storms and flooding. “We want to do everything we can to help coastal communities plan for natural disasters,” said Michael S. Regan, secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. “These funds will empower local governments to increase their resilience to coastal storms and flooding.”

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