If Hurricane Sandy were to occur again today, many of the same coastal neighborhoods it destroyed would be inundated again. But a slate of climate infrastructure projects initiated in the aftermath of the storm are now — finally — making progress along the city’s waterfront.
The city wants to use its public housing developments to soak up extreme rain.
Attorney General John M. Formella announces that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has agreed to pay New Hampshire $3,477,195.30 to settle a nearly decade-long dispute over lost property tax revenue caused by flood control infrastructure located in New Hampshire.
Republican Ed Thelander, a former Navy SEAL who’s running for Congress in Maine, caused a big stir when he criticized NOAA for imposing new rules on the state’s lobstermen as a way to protect North Atlantic right whales.
Don Riepe lives within a short walk of the A Train, the quickest way to get to Harlem, according to Duke Ellington's famous song.
MARSHFIELD – A proposed $126,000 walking trail in Brant Rock that would have skirted the dredge spoils area to east of Harbor Park has been rejected by Marshfield voters.
The resort town regraded dunes last week and plans to start building a bulkhead, bringing to a head an issue dating to Superstorm Sandy 10 years ago.
Wellfleet ZBA considers a ‘proactive’ move, but with conditions
The U.S. Department of Defense has concerns about sea-level rise and other climate-change impacts on Naval Station Newport, along the shores of Aquidneck Island.
The population of North Atlantic right whales dropped 2.3 percent over the past year to an estimated 340 individuals, according to a report released Monday, 24 October by the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium.
How much is 1.2 million cubic yards of sand? The quick answer is, a lot.
Beaches decimated. Homes, businesses and lives destroyed. Boardwalks reduced to splinters — and a roller coaster plunged into the sea. A decade after Sandy made furious landfall at the Jersey Shore, the region is still feeling her effects. The story, and the legacy, in the words of the people who lived through it.
New potential funding mechanisms—including a measure that New Yorkers will see on the ballot this November—may provide an opportunity for homeowners in areas of high flood risk to sell their at-risk properties to the state or city. The properties are then rebuilt to be more resilient, or removed so the land can be used for coastal protection measures.
It’s been 10 years this week since Superstorm Sandy took her demonic march through our state, pummeling our coasts with 14-foot storm surges and 100 mph winds, wrecking 350,000 homes, ripping power away from 2.6 million residents, and killing 38 New Jerseyans.
The destructive impact of Hurricane Ian on Florida was more than a warning signal.
The NMMA is calling on every industry employee and stakeholder to oppose a federal proposal that would slow many East Coast boats to 10 knots
What's happening to Alaska's crabs are a useful cautionary tale because of the economic and cultural ripple effects.
ATLANTIC CITY — “I went to work, and should have stayed home,” said Dorris Aultman, 76, of Atlantic City, speaking of the day in 2012 when Superstorm Sandy hit.
Annalee Tweitmann stood ankle deep in mud, hands wet with mud, peering at a steep riverbank of mud.
Unique partnership with WHOI and veteran leadership team deploys vital capital to blue economy ‘narwhals’ at the nexus of ocean innovation, science and technology
The realities of climate change mean we must transition to renewables quickly – that doesn’t mean we can’t do it thoughtfully.
The suit was filed in New Jersey Superior Court in Mercer County and names Exxon Mobil Corporation, Shell Oil Company, Chevron Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips, and the American Petroleum Institute.
Beals Island, Maine, lobsterman Winfred “Winnie” Alley has a new boat – a Libby 34 christened the Faith Melle.