CRC work in North Kingstown gets media notice



Adapting to Coastal Climate Change

With help from a CRC and R.I. Sea Grant-led project, the town of North Kingstown, R.I., is one of only three communities in the nation chosen to receive technical assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help apply smart-growth approaches to improve its economy and create jobs while also protecting public health and the environment, ECORI News reported June 18.

“We are eager to understand how communities can begin to discuss the economic tradeoffs to inform adaptation decisions for a future that looks very different from today,” Pam Rubinoff, coastal manager at the CRC, told ECORI News.

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