USACE Releases North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study

Posted on: February 20th, 2015 by Jessica Unger | AFR, SHEP

In January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study. The goals of the study, authorized under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, Public Law 113-2 are to reduce flood risk to vulnerable coastal populations, and promote coastal resilient communities to ensure a sustainable and robust coastal landscape system, considering future sea level rise and climate change scenarios. The study area, encompassed approximately 31,200 miles of coastline.

 

Please visit here to learn more about the study.

 

 

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