NH Coastal Hazards Commission Issues Findings on Risks from Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise and Recommends Action to Prepare Now

After three years of dedicated research, deliberation, and public input, the New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission released its final report today, entitled “Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation.” This report presents the best available science, identifies assets vulnerable to coastal flooding, and lays out 35 recommendations and associated actions for municipalities, state agencies, and state legislators to use as planning guidance.

Here are a few ways to get familiar with the NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission findings:

Explore the website

Check out the two page brief

Read the Executive Summary

Read the full report!



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