Federal Interagency Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup is requesting comments on “Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate”
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. Please send your comments and questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, you are invited to participate in a public webinar for an overview of the document.
When: Public webinar: June 27, 2016, 2-3:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar Link: http://epawebconferencing.acms.com/nap/
Audio Number: 1-866-299-3188
Participant Code: 202-564-0734#
The document is available at the following link: http://acwi.gov/climate_wkg/iwrcc/nap_refresh_pub_comment_draft-05182016.pdf.
As background, the Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup is comprised of 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, U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.