Coordinating policies that spur job creation and improve community resilience can help mitigate the impacts of climate change on local infrastructure, jobs, and economies in the Chesapeake Bay region.
The Revolution Wind project moved a step closer to putting steel into the waters of the Outer Continental Shelf when the Coastal Resources Management Council voted Tuesday night to declare to the federal government that the offshore wind project is consistent with the state’s coastal management policies.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A $107 million resiliency plan designed to blunt the power of waves during extreme weather has made steady progress since it broke ground in late 2021 and is nearing a completion date late next year.
A plan for the largest transformation of New York City’s and northern New Jersey’s waterfront since the Robert Moses era has been proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). It’s called the New York-New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Study and it was introduced to the public to address flooding and storms like Hurricane Sandy. At stake is the future of more than 84 miles of waterfront and waterways in the metropolitan region and an area that supports 16 million people.
'It's what Roger Williams wanted': Senate debates if beaches should be public up to dunes
Report recommends flood claim disclosures could help fill the gap
The schooner Apollonia is the only working sail freighter in the U.S. Over its first three seasons shipping up and down the Hudson River, it has moved around 110,000 pounds of cargo and burned fewer than 10 gallons of diesel fuel.
Singapore-based Seatrium, formerly known as Sembcorp Marine, has secured a $377m contract to construct two offshore wind farm substations for Empire Offshore
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has proposed changes to speed regulations along the Atlantic coast, from New England to Florida, in an effort to protect endangered North Atlantic Right Whales.
BENNINGTON, VT — Beyond Plastics — a national organization founded by former EPA regional administrator Judith Enck — recently announced that Melissa Valliant and Dawn L. Henry Esq. have joined the organization as its communications director and new senior advisor, respectively.
ORONO — A University of Maine Ph.D. candidate has created a new mapping tool that can help scientists and resource managers better predict how vulnerable different coastal estuary settings in Maine are to pollution.
New Jersey summers always include the pods of dolphins and whales jumping out of the water together. Now, they are returning deceased on our shorelines. These events are devastating, but have since morphed into a ploy against new offshore wind development.
Rooftop swimming pools with views, ice baths and hot tubs are the water-centric amenities home buyers have come to expect today in many of New York luxury buildings—but a handful now possess a perk that may be the most covetable of them all: beach access.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced that it intends to conduct a review of potential environmental impacts associated with the possible issuance of an offshore wind energy research lease in the Gulf of Maine.
The planned $700 million island campus will foster coastal sustainability and job training for the green economy. And befitting the Big Apple, it will be unlike any other climate research facility in the country.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small joined Sen. Tom Carper and environmental partners to announce $18.3 million in investments to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Delaware River Basin.
A yes vote by CRMC would be essential to permitting the offshore wind project
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has asked the state’s regional grid operator, PJM Interconnection, to include New Jersey’s plan to develop 11 GW of offshore wind by 2040 into its Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP).
Two bills that GOP sponsors said are meant to protect Maine’s lobstering industry will not reach the Legislature this year after the Committee on Marine Resources voted them down in bipartisan votes on April 13. Bills lacked support from DMR, industry groups
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen in Maine’s historic herring fishing business will receive money from the federal government to help cope with a decline in the fish’s population that has caused the industry to struggle.
Climate change, spurred by the burning of fossil fuels, is the biggest danger to marine life including whales, a panel of Democratic officials and environmental groups said Monday.
The state’s first offshore wind project, Ocean Wind 1, which will be located about 15 miles off the coast of Atlantic City, marked a major milestone in the permitting process April 28.
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: As Maine lawmakers consider requiring the state to prioritize disadvantaged communities when making environmental policy choices, advocates want the bill to provide a clearer definition of frontline groups and take other stronger steps. (Portland Press Herald)
A recent report on the North Atlantic right whale has one New Brunswick scientist feeling a little nervous about some of the recommendations from the standing committee on fisheries and oceans. The report included 48 recommendations
As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced the publication of its Gulf of Maine Call for Information and Nominations (Call).