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Fugute Grover Fugate discusses extreme weather before the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee. Streamed live at www.rilin.state.ri.us/CapTV.

WPRI Grover Fugate appears on WPRI's Newsmakers to discuss areas of concern for Rhode Island’s 420 miles of coastline and what predictions for a sea level rise mean for the Ocean State

Sustainability Two Rhode Islanders Join Sen. Whitehouse for Oceans Meeting in Washington

Sustainability New Energy Sources, Electric Vehicles & Battery Technology – Grover Fugate participates in the Rhode Island College Speaker Series

CQ Researcher Grover Fugute featured in CQ Researcher magazine (PDF)
 

Sustainability Sustainable Communities Initiative – Grover Fugate participates in the RI College Speaker Series

WesterlyTown Council thanks CRMC for Sandy response

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CELEBRATING OVER 40 YEARS OF COASTAL MANAGEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND

In The Spotlight

Property Guide Thumbnail New guide helps RI homeowners, businesses protect property from flooding and erosion

Free Public Lecture: "Staying Afloat" – Adapting Waterfront Business to Rising Seas and Extreme Storms

CRMC Council approves final DWW permits

Rhode Island Celebrates Community Effort to Create State Shellfish Plan November 17
– RI Shellfish Management Plan web site

CRMC issues public notice to adopt SLAMM maps
See SLAMM maps here

CRMC seeks pre-proposals for Habitat Restoration Trust Fund projects
CRMC announces funding for habitat restoration projects

Special Ocean Frontiers II film screening informs citizens for ocean planning input - October 14, 2014

Conditional Area A and the Conimicut Triangle to reopen to shellfishing at sunrise Saturday, October 11
Shellfish closure extended in Conditional Area A and the Conimicut Triangle following sewage discharge from Narragansett Bay Commission sewer system

Developing methods for analysis and drawing conclusions from larval settlement monitoring in Narragansett Bay: Is the timing of seasonal recruitment a driver of non-native success in the intertidal fouling community? (PDF)

Overview of a Changing Climate in Rhode Island (PDF)

Rhode Island State Conservation Committee releases the 2014 update to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion And Sediment Control Handbook

Proposed Department of the Army New England General Permits for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont (PDF)
Joint CRMC/DEM public notice regarding the Army Corps of Engineers New England General Permit (PDF)

CRMC, URI to develop Beach SAMP
Shoreline Change (Beach) SAMP official kickoff 4/4/13
Beach SAMP advance press briefing 4/3/13
Official SeaGrant Shoreline Change SAMP Page

Losing Ground: Coastal Erosion in Rhode Island (PDF) – Did you know that 50 percent of Rhode Island's shoreline sediments are susceptible to erosion? Or that with the increasing rainfall that comes with climate change, Block Island's bluffs will face more rapid erosion? This presentation by Janet Freedman, coastal geologist with the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council, describes some of the erosion threats Rhode Island's coastal areas are facing, as well as efforts the state is undertaking to help municipalities and property owners address these problems.For more on climate change impacts to Rhode Island, see Climate Change and Rhode Island's Coasts (PDF).

Ocean SAMP

Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations

Public Hearing Date Regulation (PDF)
12/9/14 Red Book Sections 110 and 210.3
Notice of Rescheduling to December 9th, 2014
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Header photo above provided by the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program.

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