Sen. Carper and Rep. Blunt Rochester Kick off Coastal Protection Week at Slaughter Beach
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2022
Kathy Lock, Mayor, greeted Sen. Carper, Rep. Blunt Rochester along with DNREC Sec. Shawn Garvin, Major General William “Butch” Graham, and Lieutenant Colonel Ramon Brigantti both from the USACE. Mayor Lock was also invited to testify at the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee field hearing at Bethany Beach Town Hall. The hearing was attended by Sen. Carper and Rep. Blunt Rochester along with Louisiana Gov. J.B. Edwards, Delaware Gov. John Carney, Mayor Lock, Maj. Graham, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General for South Atlantic Division Brig. Gen. Jason E. Kelly, and Coastal States Organization Executive Director Derek Brockbank. Mayor Lock’s formal comments can be read here.
You can read Sen. Carper’s press release here: https://www.carper.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ID=F00BD6CE-7C68-4978-956A-CD0353AF0B8C
You can follow Sen. Carper on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SenatorCarper?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
News Coverage concerning this event can be found here: https://www.delawarepublic.org/science-health-tech/2022-02-22/sen-carper-pushes-for-increased-focus-on-beach-replenishment-and-coastal-restoration
And here: https://baytobaynews.com/stories/delaware-officials-tout-coastal-protection-week,71975
Mayor Lock’s testimony from the hearing can be found here:Testimony of Mayor Kathleen Lock_2.19 additions