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Climate Change Adaptation Resource Center (ARC-X)

EPA Regional Climate Adaptation Contacts & State Websites

EPA has regional climate change adaptation coordinators who are coordinating efforts in your region. Below is their contact information and links to state and tribal homepages for more regionally specific guidance and additional information. Midwest (MW), Northeast (NE), Northwest (NW), and Southwest (SW).

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Alaska Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 10

(Serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 271 Tribal Nations)

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State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Alaska Climate Change in Alaska Region 10
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit   

Great Plains Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 6

(Serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 7

(Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and 9 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 8

(Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 Tribal Nations)

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State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Kansas No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 7
Montana No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 8
Nebraska No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 7
North Dakota No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 8
Oklahoma No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
South Dakota No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 8
Texas No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
Wyoming No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 8
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation Climate Change Strategic Plan (83 pp, 5 MB, About PDF) Region 8
Fort Belknap Indian Community Fort Belknap Indian Community Climate Change Strategic Plan (Copy available from EPA Region 8) Region 8

Hawai'i & Pacific Islands Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 9

(Serving Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, Pacific Islands and 148 Tribal Nations)

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State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Hawai'i Hawai'i Climate Adaptation Portal Region 9
Territory Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available  
American Samoa Climate Change Region 9
Guam Territory of Guam Region 9
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Region 9
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit   

Midwest Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 5

(Serving Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 7

(Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations)

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State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Illinois Illinois Climate Adaptation Toolkit Region 5
Indiana Environmental Resilience Institute Toolkit Region 5
Iowa Climate Change Region 7
Michigan Michigan Department of Health & Human Services – Resilience Efforts at the National and Local Levels Region 5
Minnesota Adapting to a Changing Climate Region 5
Missouri No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 7
Ohio No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 5
Wisconsin What are Wisconsin's possible Adaptation Strategies? Region 5
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit   

Northeast Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 1

(Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and 10 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 2

(Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and eight Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 3

(Serving Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and one Tribal Nation)

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State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Connecticut State of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection – Climate Adaptation Planning Region 1
Delaware Delaware Division of Energy & Climate – The Delaware Climate Change Impact Assessment Region 3
District of Columbia District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment – Climate Adaptation and Preparedness Region 3
Maine Maine Department of Environmental Protection – Adaptation Toolkit Region 1
Maryland Climate Change Maryland – Adaptation Region 3
Massachusetts Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs – Climate Change Region 1
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services – Adaptation Toolkit Region 1
New Jersey State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Adapting to a Changing Climate Region 2
New York Department of Environmental Conservation – Climate Change Adaptation Region 2
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Climate Change Adaptation Region 3
Rhode Island State of Rhode Island Division of Planning – RI Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council Region 1
Vermont State of Vermont Agency of Natural Resource – Adaptation Region 1
West Virginia No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 3
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit  

Northwest Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 10

(Serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 271 Tribal Nations)

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State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Idaho No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 10
Oregon Climate Change in Oregon (including The Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework, 2010) Region 10
Washington Climate Change Adaptation Region 10
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit  

Southeast & Caribbean Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 2

(Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and eight Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 3

(Serving Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and one Tribal Nation)

EPA Region 4

(Serving Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and six Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 6

(Serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 Tribal Nations)

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State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Alabama No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Arkansas No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
Florida Region 4
Georgia No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Kentucky Action Plan to Respond to Climate Change in Kentucky: A Strategy of Resilience (2010) (37 pp, 1.5 MB, About PDF) Region 4
Louisiana No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
Mississippi No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
North Carolina Region 4
South Carolina No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified

Adapting to Shoreline Change: A Foundation for Improved Management & Planning in SC (2010) (192 pp, 7 MB, About PDF) 
Region 4
Tennessee No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Virginia Virginia Coastal Zone Program – Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Region 3
Territory Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Climate Change Council Region 2
U.S. Virgin Islands Climate Change Region 2
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit  

Southwest Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 6

(Serving Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 8

(Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 Tribal Nations)

EPA Region 9

(Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands and 148 Tribal Nations)

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State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Arizona No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 9
California Region 9
Colorado Region 8
Nevada Nevada Climate Change Portal Region 9
New Mexico No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
Utah Utah Climate Action Network Region 8
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit