RCAP Database | Public Policy: PP-11

Urge Congress to provide recognition of an “Adaptation Action Area” designation in federal law for the purpose of prioritizing funding for infrastructure needs and adaptation planning, with special attention to modifications in law that enhance funding opportunities through USACE and EPA appropriations processes, as requested by members of Congress.

Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
County Commissions, Intergovernmental Relations Offices, Florida Federal Delegation and other Adaptation Coalitions
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing staff resources
Milestone Progress: 
County adoption of policy position as part of coordinated regional development of legislative program advancing advocacy Passage of implementing legislation

Municipalities That Have Completed This Recommendation