EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources Webinar: 3rd Annual Regional Agency Update

Details

Date: February 10, 2023

Contact

Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

Venue

Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

The one thing each New England state agency wants you to understand regarding coastal development projects and policy

Challenges from climate change impacts along the coast have long been recognized by our environmental industry. As we’ve heard over the past two annual EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources Committee’s Regional Agency Updates, regulators and practitioners continue to develop regulatory updates, policies, programs, and innovative solutions in the face of sea level rise and more intense and frequent coastal storms. Given the quickly evolving coastal resiliency landscape, it can be challenging to stay abreast of the latest developments. The need for property owners, from residential homeowners and municipalities to commercial developments and water-dependent industries, to remain current with state coastal zone management policies and design strategies continues to be more important than ever.

This EBC 3rd Annual Ocean and Coastal Resources Regional Agency Update will present a panel of state regulators discussing the latest coastal hot topics within their jurisdiction. Attend not only to hear what they share but equipped with your own questions to foster an engaging and informative meeting and to advance our industry together.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.0 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Program Chairs:
  • John P. Casey, Partner, Robinson+Cole
  • Stacy Minihane, Senior Associate, Beals + Thomas
Panel Moderator:
  • Mary Kate Schneeweis, Senior Environmental Planning Specialist, Beals + Thomas
Speaker Agenda:

Connecticut

Lost in the Flood or Out of Harm’s Way: Coastal Land Use Policies in Connecticut

  • Brian Thompson, Director, Land and Water Resources Division, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), State of Connecticut

Rhode Island 

Rhode Island Coastal Resources’ Management Council’s Expanding Focus on Public Access to the Shore & Changing Sea Levels

  • Leah Feldman, Coastal Policy Analyst, Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), State of Rhode Island

Massachusetts

Changing Coastal Flood Risk and Adaptation

  • Julia Knisel, Coastal Shoreline & Floodplain Manager, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM)

Maine

Maine Coastal Policy and Regulatory Overview

  • Marybeth Richardson, Director, Southern Maine Regional Office, Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MaineDEP)

Moderated Discussion

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources Webinar: 3rd Annual Regional Agency Update can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Ocean and Coastal Resources Webinar: 3rd Annual Regional Agency Update

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Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar, please contact the EBC office.

EBC does not guarantee that each speaker presentation will be recorded.

EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office via email at [email protected] or by phone at 617-505-1818.

Non-Members

Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar.

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