Preserve the Connecticut Shoreline

January 15, 2014



Video of the meeting

September 4, 2013

Presentation of Sidney F. Gale, Integrated Management Controls, LLC

Video of the meeting

July 24, 2013

Climate Change & Extreme Weather Events - Connecticut Department of Transportation

Video of the meeting

January 7, 2013


Video of the meeting

November 19, 2012

Power Point from Fuss & O'Neil

USGS graph on Storm Sandy

Video of the meeting

October 3, 2012

Presentation of Adam W. Whelchel, Ph. D.of The Nature Conservancy

Bridgeport Climate Preparedness Workshops Summary of Findings - August, 2012

Coastal Resilience for New York and Connecticut

Coastal Resilience Quick Start Guide

Rep. Kim Rose

Video of the meeting

August 15, 2012

Presentation of John Winkelman, Senior Coastal Engineer, Army Corps of Engineers

Rep. James Albis

Video of the meeting

August 6, 2012 - Groton public meeting

Michael G. Papa - Testimony

Timothy Visel - Testimony

Michael Griffin - Qualifications

Long Island Sound EPA Habitat Restoration Initiative Guidelines

Rep. Elissa Wright

Video of the meeting

July 23, 2012

Harbor View - Testimony

Donald Watson - Testimony

Rep. Lonnie Reed

Video of the meeting

July 11, 2012

Rep. Jim Crawford

Video of the meeting

July 9, 2012 - Public Meeting

Sidney F. Gale - Testimony | Follow-up

Kirtland C. Griffin - Testimony | Follow-up

Doris Zelinsky - Testimony

Frazier Bronson and Helen Wong - Testimony

Louis W. Burch - Testimony

Dawn Schieferdecker - Testimony

Video of the meeting

June 6, 2012

Presentation of Dr. Steven N. Weisbart, CLU, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Insurance Information Institute

Rep. Betsy Ritter

Video of the meeting

May 23, 2012

At the meeting on May 23, 2012, the task force listened to presentations from Gerard O'Sullivan and George Bradner of the Connecticut Insurance Department about the department's response to and lessons learned from Hurricane Irene and the October blizzard. The task force also heard from Professor Joseph MacDougald, Executive Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law about a proposal for a workshop and forum with the Center, task force and municipal leaders in shoreline towns to discuss the challenges of sea level rise and climate change on their communities.

Presentation by Gerard O'Sullivan: Manager, Consumer Affairs Unit, Connecticut Insurance Department
George Bradner: Director, Property & Casualty Division, Connecticut Insurance Department 

Rep. Pat Widlitz

Video of the meeting

March 27, 2012

During the March 27, 2012 meeting, the task force heard presentations from Rob Thieler from the United States Geological Services and Jennifer Pagach from the Department of Energy and Environmental Services concerning climate change and sea level rise data and its potential impact along the Eastern seaboard and Connecticut's shoreline. The task force also discussed a summary of the priorities for the task force as submitted by the members.

Rob Thieler from U.S. Geological Survey Presentation

Jennifer Pagach from DEEP Presentation

Summary of priorities of the task force

Rep. Phil Miller

Audio of the meeting

February 27, 2012

Rep. James Albis

Video of the meeting