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Coastal Resources Management Program

The Coastal Resources Management Program's mission is to "protect and enhance fragile natural resources by reducing conflicts between competing land and water uses while representing a comprehensive approach to managing the impacts of development and other activities on coastal areas."

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News & Updates:

August 10, 2018

FFY 2019 Coastal Zone Grant Solicitation

The Compacts and Commissions Office in the Department of Environmental Protection will be accepting applications beginning August 13, 2018, for Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Coastal Zone grants. Applications must be received no later than 4PM on October 15, 2018. Click here to obtain more information on applying for a Coastal Zone Grant.

April 15, 2016

2016 DECZ Obliques

Oblique aerial photography taken on March 30, 2016 along the Delaware and Schuylkill River is now available for download. Click here to access the oblique page.

October 30, 2015

Section 309 Assessment and Strategy of Pennsylvania's Coastal Resources Management Program, 2016—2021

Pennsylvania's Coastal Resources Management Program is participating in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Zone Enhancement Grants Program. As part of that process, the program has developed a Section 309 Assessment and Strategy for the period October 1, 2016—September 30, 2021. Click here to access the Section 309 Assessment and Strategy of Pennsylvania's Coastal Resources Management Program, 2016—2021.