Request For Comment: Evaluating Urban Resilience To Climate Change, A Multi-Sector Approach
EPA is announcing a 30-day public comment period for the draft document titled “Evaluating Urban Resilience to Climate Change: A Multi-Sector Approach” (EPA/600/R-15/312).
(From Federal Register)– EPA is also announcing that Versar, Inc., an EPA contractor for external scientific peer review, will select four independent experts from a pool of eight to conduct a letter peer review of the same draft document. The document was prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) within EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD). This document describes an assessment tool that uses quantitative and qualitative indicators to help cities identify areas of resilience and vulnerability to climate change impacts and introduces example case studies from Washington, DC and Worcester, Massachusetts.
Technical comments should be in writing and must be received by EPA by July 21, 2016. Comments may be submitted electronically via www.regulations.gov, by email to Docket_ORD@epa.gov, by mail (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (ORD Docket), Mail Code: 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460), by facsimile (202-566-9744), or by hand delivery/courier. Read the full story »