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

Hawai'i & Pacific Islands Regional Climate Change Adaptation Coordinators

EPA Region 9

(Serving Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, Pacific Islands and 148 Tribal Nations)
State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Hawai'i Hawai'i Climate Adaptation Portal Exit Region 9
Territory Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available  
American Samoa Climate Change Region 9
Guam Territory of Guam Exit Region 9
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Exit 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)
State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Illinois Illinois Climate Adaptation Toolkit Exit Region 5
Indiana No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 5
Iowa Climate Change Region 7
Michigan Michigan Department of Health & Human Services – Resilience Efforts at the National and Local Levels Exit Region 5
Minnesota Adapting to a Changing Climate Exit 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? Exit 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)
State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Connecticut State of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection – Climate Adaptation Planning Exit Region 1
Delaware Delaware Division of Energy & Climate – The Delaware Climate Change Impact Assessment Exit Region 3
District of Columbia District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment – Climate Adaptation and Preparedness Exit Region 3
Maine Maine Department of Environmental Protection – Adaptation Toolkit Exit Region 1
Maryland Climate Change Maryland – Adaptation Exit Region 3
Massachusetts Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs – Climate Change Exit Region 1
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services – Adaptation Toolkit Exit Region 1
New Jersey State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Adapting to a Changing Climate Exit Region 2
New York Department of Environmental Conservation – Climate Change Adaptation Exit Region 2
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Climate Change Adaptation Exit Region 3
Rhode Island State of Rhode Island Division of Planning – RI Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council Exit Region 1
Vermont State of Vermont Agency of Natural Resource – Adaptation Exit 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)
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 Exit (including The Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework, 2010) Region 10
Washington Climate Change Adaptation Exit 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)
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 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Adapting to Climate Change Exit Region 4
Georgia No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Kentucky No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified 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 Climate Ready North Carolina: Building a Resilient Future Exit Region 4
South Carolina No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Tennessee No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 4
Virginia Virginia Coastal Zone Program – Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Exit Region 3
Territory Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Climate Change Council Exit Region 2
U.S. Virgin Islands Climate Change Exit 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)
State State Climate Change Adaptation Website, if available EPA Region
Arizona No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 9
California California Climate Change Adaptation Exit
California Implementation Action Plans Exit
Region 9
Colorado Climate Change (including 2015 Colorado Climate Plan) Region 8
Nevada Nevada Climate Change Portal Exit Region 9
New Mexico No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 6
Utah No State Level Climate Adaptation Website Currently Identified Region 8
Tribal Nations Climate Change Adaptation Website  
  Tribal Nations Section – Climate Resilience Toolkit