Electric utility Avangrid is pulling out of what was to have been Connecticut’s biggest offshore wind project, Park City Wind, saying inflation and other adverse economic factors that have hit the offshore wind industry made the project “unfinanceable.”
ORONO — When Bob Steneck came to the University of Maine in 1982, there were few marine ecologists in the state, and none interacted with fishermen.
Supporters of public beach access on Norton Point urge the state to rescind the 150-foot buffer zone.
WAKEFIELD, R.I. — Just one week after a federal judge tossed out the first legal challenge to the state’s shoreline access law, a new lawsuit has been filed in Washington County Superior Court.
NORTH WILDWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Pieces of steel are going into the ground at 15th Avenue in North Wildwood, creating a wall around the building that houses the beach patrol.
Jenkinson's Beach reopened access points to the public on Saturday. Point Pleasant Mayor Paul Kanitra made the announcement on his Facebook page.
Former President Donald Trump recently claimed that “windmills are causing whales to die” in record numbers, but there’s no scientific evidence to support that.
WELLS, Maine — Members of a local group are asking the town to partner with them in ongoing efforts to increase public access to Moody Beach, particularly in the areas where seaside property owners restrict the uses by others of the intertidal zones.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is considering whether to outline a “habitat area of particular concern’ in and around offshore wind lease areas off southern New England.
The state Department of Environmental Protection says the closures are a violation of state laws governing coastal use permits.
People are drawn to watch the powerful waves make landfall in Rehoboth Beach as tropical storm Ophelia hits the Delaware coast early Saturday evening, Sept. 23, 2023.
State environmental regulators are seeking to further limit coastal development to protect sand dunes from rising sea levels. The new rule would require that planning be based on new dune maps created by the Maine Geological Survey.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Staten Island’s “Living Breakwaters” project received international acclaim this month as the winner of the 2023 Obel award, which recognizes outstanding architectural contributions in service of both people and the planet.
Rather than sell his bluefin to a wholesaler, where cuts may end up in a fishmonger’s display case, or as toro on a sushi menu, Connell is doing something that nobody else in the U.S. is apparently doing.
Jenkinson's has been warned by the state to reopen access to the beach in Point Pleasant Beach after closing all entrance points last week.
North Atlantic right whales, which calve off the Georgia coast, have fewer than 350 individuals remaining
Did you know that oceans capture a large amount of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping mitigate climate change? It’s true, and scientists are investigating whether oceans can store even more of the greenhouse gas than they already do.
It is Wednesday, and this morning I’m at the “Snow Hole,” just off the Taconic Crest Trail as it runs along the border of New York and Vermont.
The fight over public beach access vs. the rights of private property owners has been extensively litigated, and repeatedly upheld in NJ.
The New England Fishermen’s Stewardship Association (NEFSA) has sued the U.S government, alleging that the regional fisheries management councils used by NOAA Fisheries are unconstitutional.
U.S. District Court Judge William Smith ruled that the Rhode Island Association of Coastal Taxpayers (RIACT) “lacked the proper standing to sue” over the recently passed law that protects access to Rhode Island’s coast.
Governors of six Northeast states are asking the Biden administration to boost federal tax credits for offshore wind developers, give their states a share of revenue from offshore energy leases and hasten permitting for the projects.
Through the summer, public works crews worked with lifeguards to keep the beach access open in front of the Upper Township Beach Patrol headquarters on Williams Avenue in Strathmere, even as high tides would pull sand from the beach side.
A decade after Hurricane Sandy, critics of a federal plan that allocates billions to protect the region from rising waters are calling it a ‘failure of imagination’
A wave of insurance companies stopped covering Floridians this summer, saying the risk-exposure of hurricanes has grown too great. In the wake of storms like Lee, Mainers are wondering if they’re next.