Coastal Development and Mitigation News Items

Lots of news this week about efforts to deal with coastal development matters in NY and Boston. Also. an article about CT efforts.

From the Rockefeller Foundation, 6 Winners Announced for Rebuild By Design Competition, for coastal development projects.

From the City of Boston, their local efforts at planning for sea level rise and mitigation. See their Natural Hazard Mitigation website where all of the Technical Studies are listed on the right hand side of the page. Staff at the Boston OEM have attempted to integrate Natural Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation planning because of the city’s location on the Atlantic. The plan was approved by the State and is now pending FEMA review.

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