NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission Draft Report and Recommendations is now available for public review and comment

Dear Interested Parties and Stakeholders,

The New Hampshire Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission (RSA 483-E) Draft Report and Recommendations, Preparing New Hampshire for Projected Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Extreme Precipitation, is now available for public review and comment on the Commission’s website at: http://nhcrhc.stormsmart.org/draft-for-comment/.

Copies of the report are also available for review at public libraries and town and city halls located in the following coastal zone municipalities: Dover, Durham, Exeter, Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Marbury, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Rollinsford, Rye, Seabrook, and Stratham.

The public comment period will extend from March 18, 2016 to 4:00 EST on June 30, 2016

Written comments can be e-mailed to crhc-comments@rpc-nh.org or mailed to:

Attn: Julie LaBranche

Rockingham Planning Commission

156 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833


The public is also invited to attend and provide input on the Draft Report and Recommendations at Public Meetings scheduled on the following dates:

                Thursday, May 26, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

                Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center

                89 Depot Road, Greenland, NH 03840


Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

                Sugden House at the Seacoast Science Center

                570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH 03870

For additional information about the Commission, please visit the Commission’s website at: http://nhcrhc.stormsmart.org/, or contact me, or Julie LaBranche at (603) 778-0885, or Nathalie Morison at the NH Coastal Program at 603-559-1500.