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Southeast - In the face of new proposed dredging deregulation that could mean 50 percent more sea turtle deaths, it seems strange that ‘relocation’ is no longer an option

It’s common to hear the phrase “There is no use in dredging things up,” but when it comes to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – the people charged with keeping U.S. waterways unobstructed for boats and ships – they feel just the opposite is true.

Southeast
Engineering

FL - FLORIDA'S GOV. RON DESANTIS ANNOUNCES NEARLY $150 MILLION IN AWARDS FOR RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that more than $148 million has been awarded to communities through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program.

Southeast
Local

FL - With over 150 movies and counting, this amateur historian plans to document Pensacola's 100-year film history

In the year marking the 100th anniversary of Pensacola's big screen debut, there are few people who are as familiar with the city's rich cinematic history as Kenneth Manning.

Southeast
Federal

FL - Former FEMA head takes on new role at Indian River College

He's been at the forefront of disaster preparedness on both the state and federal levels.

Southeast
Advocacy

FL - Coral health highlighted as three-year first phase starts for Mission Iconic Reefs

The week surrounding Earth Day 2021 was a good one for proponents of saving coral reefs both off the shores of the Florida Keys and around the world.

Southeast
Science

FL - Scientist hopes to bring affordable land-based coral nurseries to the Caribbean

Scientist’s mini-nurseries make restoration project accessible to new partners

Southeast
Engineering

SC - Judge dismisses suits over beach easements

Easements in front of 113 lots will allow the Corps of Engineers to maintain and repair the beach.

Southeast
Science

FL - Research shows long-term recovery possible for areas impacted by seagrass die-off

Nearly 10,000 acres of lush seagrass vanished from Florida Bay between 1987 and 1991, leading to massive ecological changes in the region near the Florida Keys.

Southeast
Engineering

SC - An experiment near Folly Beach tries new approach to battle erosion

Beach erosion at Folly Beach has exposed groins that were under sand after the last renourishment project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District will start a pilot project this week, which will build a berm just offshore on the northeast end of Folly Beach using sand dredged from the Folly River Navigation Project.

Southeast
Science

FL - Tampa Bay lost 13 percent of its seagrass in two years, study shows

Tampa Bay lost about 13 percent of its seagrass in recent years, a survey shows, leaving the ecosystem short of a goal for building upon decades of environmental progress.

Southeast
Advocacy

GA - After study of local plastic pollution, Savannah group proposes limit to help turtles, birds

Scientists like those at Savannah's Caretta Research Project, who study sea turtles on Wassaw Island, are finding plastic everywhere. Not just as litter on beaches where turtles nest, but inside the turtles, too.

Southeast
Engineering

FL - Naples Beach goes native: Dune plantings to protect shoreline, give flowery makeover

Naples Beach is a destination, but for those who like to stop and smell the flowers, a diverse community of native plantings will flank incoming visitors just north of the city pier.

Southeast
Advocacy

FL - DeSantis, Army Corps reach deal on major Everglades project

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an agreement Thursday with the Army Corps of Engineers that will continue work on a key reservoir in Everglades restoration.

Southeast
Advocacy

Atlantic - Along Southeast Coast, Plan to Protect 1 Million Acres of Salt Marsh Draws Broad Support

Fishermen, hunters, and others say safeguards would help nature and communities from North Carolina to Florida

Southeast
Engineering

FL - Army Corps' $2 billion storm protection plan to shore up parts of Collier's coast draws concerns

A federal plan to shore up some of Collier County’s coastline against large tropical storms was met with opposition Tuesday during a public meeting.

Southeast
Local

FL - City Awarded Nearly $15M in Grant Funding for Resilience Projects

The City of Miami has been awarded nearly $15 million in State-administered grant funds to pay for high-impact resilience projects that reduce risks from natural disasters and hazards, as well as their effects on human life and property.

Southeast
Engineering

SC - USACE kicks off Folly Beach pilot study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District will this week begin a pilot study on the northeast end of Folly Beach, placing sand dredged from the federal channel and constructing a berm or sand bar just offshore.

Southeast
Science

FL - Florida has the technology and skills to cope with climate change threats | Opinion

As climate change causes stronger storms and higher seas, many seawalls across the state will need to be hardened and raised.

Southeast
Engineering

FL - Army Corps' $2 billion storm protection plan to shore up parts of Collier's coast draws concerns

A federal plan to shore up some of Collier County’s coastline against large tropical storms was met with opposition Tuesday during a public meeting.

Southeast
Science

US - National Hurricane Center Highlights Deadliest Problem Ahead Of What Forecasters Believe Will Be Active Season

While dramatic images are what we think about, the most devastating issue in a tropical system comes from storm surge, or water that piles up along the coast.

Southeast
Science

FL - Human intervention has been killing the Florida reef. But now human intervention is necessary to save it

From the combined efforts from the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and the SCUBAnauts, Mote planted 300 Stagorn Coral on Hope Reef on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Southeast
Waterways

FL - Senate passes seaport preemption bill

Key West residents want Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto the bill.

Southeast
Science

FL - Groups Plant 60,000 Fragments Of Nursery-Raised Coral At Reefs In Florida Keys

More than 60,000 fragments of nursery-raised coral are being planted by federal officials and environmental groups at reefs located off the Florida Keys.

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