- Associated Press - Friday, July 17, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - House Democrats are holding a forum titled “Climate Change at the Water’s Edge” to discuss local effects of rising sea levels.

The forum being hosted by the House Energy and Commerce Committee is scheduled for Friday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.

It will include testimony from local officials, representatives from the Navy and environmental experts.

Maryland Reps. John Sarbanes and Chris Van Hollen are scheduled to attend.

Scheduled panelists include Vice Adm. Walter “Ted” Carter, the academy’s superintendent, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides, Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker and Brenda Ekwurzel of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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This story has been corrected to show the name of the committee hosting the event is the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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