Thursday, December 20, 2012
Featured by EPA, a member of the U.S. Global Change Research Program
EPA announces the release of the final National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change, following a public comment period. This document sets out long-term goals and specific actions that are EPA's contributions to national efforts to prepare for, and build resilience to, the impacts of a changing climate on water resources.
The EPA National Water Program looks forward to working with state, tribal, and local governments, as well as other partners to implement actions that address climate change challenges in key areas. The Strategy focuses on protecting water infrastructure, coastal and ocean waters, watersheds and wetlands, and water quality. Read more.