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House coastal flooding committee meets at VIMS

House coastal flooding committee meets at VIMS

Long-scheduled forum particularly timely given recent inundation
Members of a House subcommittee joined with citizens, policymakers, and researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on September 21 as part of their on-going efforts to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan for addressing coastal flooding and sea-level rise in the Commonwealth.
The meeting was scheduled long before the current bout of flooding throughout Tidewater Virginia, but the issues discussed closely parallel the challenges faced during the last week by localities from Mathews to Virginia Beach and beyond.
Joining committee chair Chris Stolle (R-83rd) for the afternoon session were...

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