Sagadahoc County Emergency Management Agency is committed to collaboratively working with local and state partners to recognize and address the issues facing Sagadahoc County and the State of Maine from Climate Change. SCEMA actively participates in the Maine Climate Council meetings and has helped develop the "Maine Won't Wait, A Four-Year Plan For Climate Action". The Governors Office of Policy, Innovation and the Future has released Funding Proposals for Climate Action, a summary of proposed climate investments. 

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The Maine Climate Council has also developed a Climate Science Dashboard to let users interactively explore historical and projected future scenarios in three climate change indicators, land temperatures, ocean surface temperatures, and sea level rise.


Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has released several Municipal Climate Adaptation Guidance documents to aid municipalities in taking practical steps to help make their communities more resilient in the face of rising sea-levels and more frequent intense storm events. The Municipal Planning Assistance Program also offers technical assistance for climate variability, resiliency tools and helps communities find funding assistance.

Overview

Transportation

StreamSmart Crossings

Wastewater Infrastructure

Drinking Water

Storm Water

Comprehensive Planning

Shoreland Zoning Ordinance

Site Plan Review Ordinance

Subdivision Ordinance


Maine Geologic Survey has also produced a number of web based products to explore hazards to The State of Maine such has sea-level rise, floods and droughts.