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N.C. Coastal Resources Commission Science Panel to meet Oct. 6 in Morehead City
RALEIGH – The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission’s Science Panel on Coastal Hazards will meet Oct. 6 in Morehead City.
The panel will meet from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. at N.C. Division of Coastal Management Office at 400 Commerce Ave., Morehead City. The meeting is open to the public.
The panel provides scientific advice to the Coastal Resources Commission, or CRC, North Carolina’s board responsible for making rules and policies regarding coastal development.
The science panel’s Oct. 6 agenda includes:
A discussion of the CAMA permitting process for terminal groins, and the issues associated with monitoring these structures for adverse impacts.
A discussion of public comments received regarding the CRC’s draft sea level rise policy and the Science Panel’s 2010 report on sea level rise in North Carolina.
Created by the CRC in 1997, the 13-member science panel is composed of coastal engineers and geologists.
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