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Science

USA - Why ocean climate tech deserves more respect

The tide is turning in our knowledge about the ocean’s depths and the critical role it could play in mitigating climate change.

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Federal

USA - US Fish & Wildlife Service Hatches Rule to Ease Permitting for Energy Projects

A new federal proposal may reduce the burden and costs for wind energy projects and power lines to ensure compliance with federal wildlife protections.

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Federal

USA - Analysis finds ‘stunning’ lack of compliance with coal ash rules, putting groundwater at risk

Environmental groups’ comprehensive review of the latest company-reported data shows monitoring of drinking water sources is urgently needed.

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Property

USA - Viewpoint: Subrogating Against God

The devastation of Hurricane Ian reminds us that the opportunity for property subrogation success is often disguised as an Act of God.

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Federal

USA - Narrowing the ocean data gap

Backyard buoys' to improve access to vital ocean data for Indigenous and other coastal communities

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Waterways

USA - Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $703 Million To Improve Port Infrastructure, Strengthen National Supply Chains, Lower Costs

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that will improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program.

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Federal

USA - More than $700M in federal funds earmarked for seaports

Bolstered by additional funds from the infrastructure law, this year’s PIDP awards will make an unprecedented investment in U.S. port infrastructure, AAPA says.

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Federal

USA - FEMA administrator urges Black communities to prepare for natural disasters after Hurricane Ian

Deanne Criswell, the administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said many lessons were learned from the inadequate response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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Fisheries

USA - What is happening with Alaska snow crabs and Maine lobsters?

Climate change has made it even harder to estimate how many fish there are, and how many there will be next year or the year after. Are the fish gone, or did they move?

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Federal

USA - Hurricane Ian is proof: The US needs a national disaster safety board

Hurricane Ian is one of the most devastating disasters in Florida’s history—a state with a long history of tragedy.

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Federal

USA - Statement from the NOAA Administrator on the 50th anniversary of the MMPA, NMSA and CZMA acts

"In 1972, in response to the dire state of our environment and growing public concern, Congress passed a series of bedrock conservation acts to safeguard our nation’s coasts, shores, and marine ecosystems."

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Energy

USA - Rising Sea Levels Spell Disaster For America’s Coastal Nuclear Plants

It’s easy to forget that the United States is the largest nuclear power producer in the world. In fact, it isn’t even close.

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Science

USA - An open-source image database that unlocks the power of AI for ocean exploration

A new collaborative effort between MBARI and other research institutions is leveraging the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate efforts to study the ocean.

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Federal

USA - Twenty Years of Growing Relevance: NOAA's Historical Hurricane Tracks Tool

The Takeaway: This popular tool pulls in a wide net of users, from vacation planners and storm-history buffs to technical experts modeling storm risks.

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Property

USA - How Institutions Are Managing Climate Risk Within Real Estate Investment Portfolios

The increasing frequency and strength of severe weather events is forcing the commercial real estate sector to grapple with how to assess future risks.

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Waterways

USA - 50 years ago, the Clean Water Act promised to fix America’s water. Did it succeed?

A half-century after its passage, the Clean Water Act still has a long way to go to ensure safe water for all Americans.

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Advocacy

USA - Opinion: As America grapples with the climate crisis, 9 experts weigh in with solutions

One in every three American adults say they have been personally affected by an extreme weather event in the past two years, according to Gallup.

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Advocacy

USA - Coping with Climate Change and Building Resilience

Decisionmakers across the globe are grappling with how to account for risk and uncertainty about the impacts of climate change, even as communities already are experiencing significant impacts.

Northeast
Science

USA - Propeller Announces $100 Million Fund to Invest in Ocean-Climate Companies

Unique partnership with WHOI and veteran leadership team deploys vital capital to blue economy ‘narwhals’ at the nexus of ocean innovation, science and technology

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Advocacy

USA - As Journalists, We Need to Change the Way We Cover Disasters

Fewer tragic narratives about survivors, more stories about the causes of coastal disasters and who benefits from government rebuilding grants

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Federal

USA - How the New NOAA and DOI Mapping Tool Can Boost Climate Resilience

CMRA supports users in evaluating future climate threats to federally-funded projects. It also provides information on various federal grant programs that can fund climate resilience efforts.

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Science

USA - The Navy needs to put its oceanography community in place to lead the nation

When I was a newly minted captain serving in the Pentagon in 2009, the Navy joined four distinct officer communities (intelligence, cryptologic warfare, oceanography and information professional) to form what is now the Navy information warfare community.

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