Public hearing on sea level rise in Georgetown

Sussex County residents can learn more about what causes sea level rise and the potential impacts to homes, infrastructure, natural resources and the economy today in Georgetown.


The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control says the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee has finished its preliminary assessment of the potential risks posed by sea level rises, which will be presented at the session.

Participants can speak with committee members and scientists, look at maps of vulnerable areas and provide feedback.

The public engagement session is scheduled from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, second floor meeting room, which is located at 123 West Pine Street in Georgetown.

And if you can’t make it tonight, future times and locations are scheduled:

Thursday, Nov. 17 – William Penn High School, New Castle

Monday, Nov. 21 – Kent County Levy Court Complex, Dover

Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Cape Henlopen High School, Lewes

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