Public Comment Sought for Freshwater Management Plan; Webinar Scheduled for June 27

The Federal interagency Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup has released for public comment the draft document, Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate. The Workgroup is accepting comments through July 15, 2016; please send comments and questions to water_climate_change@epa.gov.

In addition, you are invited to participate in a public webinar for an overview of the document.

As background, the Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup comprises more than a dozen agencies that have been working together on climate change adaptation since 2009. This document updates the 2011 National Action Plan. Agency co-chairs include Council on Environmental Quality, USGS, and EPA, and participating agencies include Army Corps of Engineers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of the Interior, FEMA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and NOAA.

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