Webinar: Preparing Facilities and Communities for Severe Weather
Contact for Webinar: Preparing Facilities and Communities for Severe Weather
The Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA)
Overview of Webinar: Preparing Facilities and Communities for Severe Weather
Heat waves, flooding, intense storms, power outages and other climate change weather events pose a significant threat to communities where large toxic chemical users reside when critical infrastructure and services fail or are damaged.
- Tiffany Skogstrom of the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) will demonstrate an online mapping tool to identify toxics users in relation to climate change-related vulnerability factors such as flood, hurricane, and environmental justice zones.
- Rick Ferreira of the Taunton Emergency Management agency will discuss the importance and value of building strong community partnerships between businesses and local government as part of emergency preparedness planning.
Continuing Education Credits
TUR Planners can receive 1 credit for attending and actively participating in this webinar. Registrants that request TUR planner credit consent to have their information and responses to in-webinar questions shared with MassDEP.