Legislators representing are in the middle of a controversy over possible changes in the state’s coastline management rules to plan for rising sea level and .
An article in the New Haven Register said state Rep. , D-East Haven, will chair the , which will hold its first meeting Monday afternoon in Hartford.
State Sen. , R-North Haven, who represents East Haven, has objected to a provision in a proposed bill that calls for a "strategic retreat" of private property ownership along the Connecticut shoreline in the coming decades.
Fasano helped to organize a in East Haven .
Fasano called it an "overreaching" attempt by the state to keep people from living along the beach.