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Rising Sea Levels – 2 New Government Publications

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology publishes a range of POSTnotes on various science and technology issues. These notes are intended to provide independent, balanced and accessible briefings on public policy issues relating to science and technology. A new POSTnote on Rising Sea Levels – POSTnote 555 – discusses the impacts of sea level rise on the frequency

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Managing flood and coastal erosion risk: April 2014 to March 2015

The Environment has published their fourth annual national flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) report for England. The reported year saw the largest programme of capital works completed in any one year, with 111 new flood and coastal risk management schemes, reducing flood risk for 31,700 households and reducing coastal erosion risk for a

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NW Regional Monitoring Programme Newsletter issue 5

The North West Regional Monitoring Programme issues a twice-yearly newsletter providing news on the monitoring programme, spotlighting specific issues and providing an update of forthcoming monitoring, reporting and relevant events across the region. This issue features the ecological mapping study, the Be Flood Ready website, a report from Lancaster City Council on their coastal defence

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Delivering the Shoreline Management Plan – North West and North Wales Coastal Management 2013

The North West & North Wales Coastal Group, working with the Northern and Liverpool Bay Coastal Sub-groups and the North West Coastal Forum, held their first annual conference in Fleetwood on 15th and 16th July. The event was attended by over 70 people and very well received. The event, based around implementation and delivery of the

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Flood and coastal erosion risk management progress report 2008-2011 for England

The Environment Agency has published a short document summarising its work towards achievement of Defra outcome measures between 2008 and 2011, during which it achieved and exceeded all the main targets, with the exception of one covering intertidal habitats. Download the report here: http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/PDF/GEHO0711BUBK-E-E.pdf

National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy

The Environment Agency has now published the National FCERM Strategy as required under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. This strategy sets out a statutory framework which will help all those involved in flood and coastal erosion risk management and local communities to work together to manage flood and coastal erosion risks. It will

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Coastal Engineering Solutions March 2010 Conference Report