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Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate Resilient Coastal Regions


Date Published: April 2014


This report identifies a set of policies and administrative practices that federal agencies, as well as state and local governments, can adopt to help make coastal regions more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

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  • Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
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