RCAP Database | Public Policy: PP-12

Urge Congress to pass legislation that would create a permanent funding source to finance infrastructure projects to adapt to the impacts of climate change with emphasis on investments in areas such as water management, water supply, transportation and other projects that serve to reduce risks to urban infrastructure from extreme weather events and rising sea levels.

Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
County Commissions, Intergovernmental Relations Offices, SFWMD, Adaptation Coalitions and other coastal communities
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

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