Pew Urges Democratic Senate Climate Committee to Back Measures That Could Reduce Flood Impacts

Pew Urges Democratic Senate Climate Committee to Back Measures That Could Reduce Flood Impacts

Laura Lightbody, director of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ flood-prepared communities initiative, testified before the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis on Dec. 10. She spoke about the need to invest in resilient infrastructure, the consequences of the lack of preventative measures to prepare for flooding, and how federal policy can help reduce the impacts of future extreme weather events. Read Laura’s written testimony below.

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