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Engineering

MA - Salt marsh restoration project gets $1M boost

An ambitious project to restore thousands of acres of the Great Marsh has gotten a $1 million boost.

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Property

NJ - New Jersey to Bake Climate Change Risk Into Policies, Share Costs

New Jersey will incorporate the impacts of climate change and rising seas into all its major policy decisions in the near future, and will seek to share the costs of protecting the state among all levels of government and the private sector.

Northeast
Advocacy

NY - Senate Passes Groundbreaking Environmental Legislation

(Albany, NY) Today, the Senate passed legislation in honor of Earth Day to continue protecting the state’s environment.

Northeast
Engineering

NY - East Side Coastal Resiliency Project Construction to Begin

The ambitious project will help to protect the East Side community and provide new improvements to many parks.

Northeast
Property

MA - New Maps Track Receding Wetlands on Island

Some 3,500 acres of salt marshes on Martha's Vineyard serve as natural storm buffers and support vital ecosystems.

Northeast
Engineering

MA - Irresponsible Fault-Finding - Editorial

It was frustrating to learn that the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers raising concerns about plans to bring nearly 400,000 yards of sand to Sandwich’s eroding coastline.

Northeast
Property

MA - This $8 billion development was designed to survive rising seas

When developers at HYM Investment Group started planning a major urban redevelopment at the former Suffolk Downs racetrack near Boston Harbor, they knew they had to plan around water.

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Property

NH - How Risk From Climate Change Will Reshape Flood Insurance In N.H. and New England

People living on and off the coast of New England will soon be at a greater risk from flooding due to heavier rain and rising seas caused by climate change.

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Engineering

NY - Here’s How NYC Transit System Is Prepping For Sea Level Rise—And Why It May Not Be Enough

New York City is surrounded by water, with over 130 neighborhoods situated along 520 miles of coastline.

Northeast
Property

Mainers’ lawsuit will challenge 30-year-old legal standard for public access to private beaches

The case revives the fight that resulted in 2 rulings in the 1980s, when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court found that beachfront property owners own all the way to the low tide line.

Northeast
Advocacy

MA - NOAA counting right whales

Three pair of mothers, calves seen off Massachusetts coast

Northeast
Local

NY - Under state budget, Peconic Estuary Program to receive twice the funding

An organization focused on protecting the waterways and wetlands surrounding Peconic Bay is set to get a major boost in funding under the state budget.

Northeast
Advocacy

NH - 'It's My Future': A New Generation Of Young Climate Activists Takes The Helm In New Hampshire

Under current warming trends, states like New Hampshire will have shorter winters with less snow. Some coastal areas will be underwater. And it will all be worse without swift action to stop fossil fuel emissions.

Northeast
Justice

NY - She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit

Kimberly White Smalls needed her coastal home rebuilt, but like other Black residents of New York’s Far Rockaway neighborhood, she was moved instead

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Tourism

MA - Cape Cod National Seashore Popularity Takes Big Jump

TRURO – The Cape Cod National Seashore was one of the most popular national parks in the nation in 2020, according to recently released numbers.

Northeast
Engineering

NY - A Recovery For All of Us: Mayor de Blasio Celebrates Construction for East Side Coastal Resiliency Project

Ambitious climate adaptation effort will protect a diverse East Side community, including over 28,000 NYCHA residents

Northeast
Engineering

NY - City Officially Breaks Ground on $1.45B East Side Coastal Resiliency Project

After an initial delay, the contested $1.45 billion East Side Coastal Resiliency Project is set to break ground in the coming days. All against a backdrop of legal filings and vociferous community opposition.

Northeast
Local

MA - State Agency Questions Town Neck Rescue Plan

A letter from a state environmental agency questioning a plan to save Sandwich’s Town Neck Beach could drastically affect a sand replenishment effort that has taken years to engineer.

Northeast
Energy

NY - BOEM pulls two areas from New York Bight wind planning

Federal energy planners dropped two areas near Long Island from immediate consideration for offshore wind energy leases, citing potential conflicts with maritime traffic, fishing and seaside views from exclusive New York beach resorts.

Northeast
Waterways

NY - Under state budget, Peconic Estuary Program to receive twice the funding

An organization focused on protecting the waterways and wetlands surrounding Peconic Bay is set to get a major boost in funding under the state budget.

Northeast
Energy

CT - Offshore wind energy plans brighten State Pier's future

A couple of weeks ago President Biden announced a massive effort to develop offshore wind energy projects, seeing them as the key to a “clean energy revolution.”

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - We need better laws for sharing the sea

As a fourth-generation lobsterman, I know that the ocean is peaceful at times and wild at others. What guides us through these changes is the anticipation of what’s ahead. Unfortunately, I see a storm on the horizon for lobstermen and the future of this industry: It is large, corporate aquaculture if it remains unchecked.

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