LEGAL ISSUES IN THE AGE OF CLIMATE ADAPTATION III - Roads and Flooding

APA Connecticut Chapter

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Friday, January 25, 2019
9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST

Haddam, CT, United States

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Overview

Building on the foundations from two previous Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation workshops and the participants' questions they generated, this session will focus on the legal and physical challenges municipalities are facing due to road flooding from extreme high tides and sea level rise.

Speakers

Read Porter

Invited Speaker

Read Porter is senior staff attorney with the Marine Affairs Institute at Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program. Read leads the Sea Grant Law Fellow Program, an experiential education program in which RWU law students conduct legal research on behalf of outside ... Read More

Janice Plaziak

Invited Speaker

Ms Plaziak is a licensed engineer within the State of Conneticut with over 25 years of municipal engineering experience which includes oversight of infrastructure; management of capital projects including roads, bridges, sanitary,sewers; marine facilities and municipal buildings; regulatory compliance and review of proposed development plans. She has worked extensively ... Read More

Jeff Caiola

Invited Speaker

Jeff is an Assistant Director with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Land & Water Resources Division (LWRD) and is responsible for managing the coastal & inland regulatory programs which are administered by the LWRD. Jeff has over 24 years of experience in the field of water resources, with ... Read More

Contact Info

Jeanne Davies, jdavies@ctrcd.org