Delaware Coastal Programs Section 309 Draft Enhancement Assessment

Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy

Start Date: June 7, 2020
End Date: July 6, 2020

The Coastal Zone Enhancement Program encourages state coastal management programs to strengthen and improve their federally approved programs in one or more of nine enhancement areas.  Pursuant to Section 309 of the Coastal Zone Management Act, as amended, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Delaware Coastal Management Program has submitted its draft 2021-2025 Section 309 Enhancement Area Assessment and Strategy to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for Coastal Management.  The assessment seeks to identify enhancement opportunities within nine enhancement areas. The strategy proposes a multi-year plan to enhance management activities within two high priority areas: coastal hazards and wetlands.  The draft document is available for public review and comment for 30 days from the date of this notice, ending July 6, 2020 and can be accessed at  Comments may be sent to:  Delaware Coastal Programs, Dr. Robert Scarborough, Program Manager, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to (subject: 309 COMMENTS).  For additional information please call (302) 739-9283.

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