MCCC Updates

As our meetings progress, check here for news and updates based on meeting discussions, feedback from public outreaches, and general discussion.  Just click on the links below to see our emails updates and other recent content.  Or search to find key terms.

Marshfield Coastal Coalition Rebrands

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition Rebrands to go National Marshfield and Massachusetts Coastal Coalitions combine and rebrand as the MCC   After 6 years of amazing success, The Marshfield and Massachusetts Coastal Coalitions have combined
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UPDATE: Flood Program Reinstated

The NFIP Has Been Extended After a three-day government shut-down which included a three day NFIP lapse, Congress has come to an agreement and funded the Federal Government.  The short-term extension will fund the government through February 8.   This includes the extension of th
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THE NFIP HAS LAPSED

The National Flood Insurance Program has lapsed.  This mean that until the government shutdown is over:   No new flood insurance policies can be purchased No new renewal bills can be issued If you have a policy in place, you will see no changes and claims will be paid as usual &n
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NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY JANUARY 19th

As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, January 19th.   The NFIP continues to be ties to the Congressional Budget.  If there is a government shutdown, the NFIP also shuts down.  This wi
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Guide to Filing a Flood Claim

DEVESTATING FLOODING On January 4th, 2018, areas of the South Shore of Massachusetts saw some of the worst flooding since 1978.   A high tide at 12:30PM, plus a king tide (2 extra feet of tide) plus an additional 3 feet of surge made for a historic event.  This event will show how our
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UPDATE: NFIP Extended 4 weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS On Friday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 4 weeks until January 19th, 2018. Like before, this relieves the urgency of a program lapse, and we still urge you to be vigilant. Pay premiums on time and purchase flood insurance sooner r
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AGAIN: Flood Program Expires Friday

NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, December 22nd.  This will continue to be an issue as Congress intends to only pass short term extensions for the forese
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Update: Flood Program Extended 2 Weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 2 WEEKS Yesterday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 2 weeks until December 22nd, 2017.   While this may temporarily relieve the urgency of a program lapse, we still urge you to be vigilant and follow these recommendations:   If you
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CRITICAL UPDATE: NFIP Expires Tomorrow

MESSAGE ON POSSIBLE NFIP EXPIRATION At the end of the day on Friday, December 8th, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expires.  The extension of the program is built into the Congressional Continuing Resolution, which has yet to be passed.  If the Continuing Resolution is not
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Coastal Connection Update

Hazard Mitigation Public Meeting The Town of Marshfield will be having a public Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting on December 6th from 6pm to 8pm at the Ventress Library Program Room.  This meeting will discuss the draft hazard mitigation plan, with discussion and comments.  There will b
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