A group of Rice professors are, however, among a handful of political, engineering and environmental experts who plan to raise significant questions about the proposed barrier during the project’s public comment period.
Nearly a decade ago, John Crilly, a psychiatrist and academic living in New Orleans, read an article that changed his life. It was about a local chef who had begun cooking one of the most reviled species in America—silver carp, commonly known as Asian carp.
Government scientists are still trying to take the measure of the historic storm. Although Michael was officially a Category 4 hurricane, with 155 mph sustained winds when it made landfall, that could potentially be revised upward, to Category 5 - 157 mph and higher - in the ongoing National Hurricane Center analysis.
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ByThe Walton Sun
The company agreed to pay $8.7 million for natural resource projects and reimbursement of federal and state cleanup costs in an agreement filed in federal court Friday
The dredging that began Oct. 17 at the Oceanside Harbor has been extended by about two weeks to get more sand, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday.
Florida has lagged in renewable energy use, but declining solar costs are set to change that
The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has recommended its preferred method for protecting parts of the Texas Gulf Coast from storm surges and flooding
One of the first flood mitigation projects to break ground post-Hurricane Harvey, the Army Corps of Engineers began a nearly $70 million project to dredge a portion of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River in September.
More saltwater in the Everglades could make climate change worse, a new Florida International University study found.
Michael wiped out dunes, created new beaches and destroyed access roads from St. George to St. Joe and inland to the Caverns.
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, under construction in this September 2018 photo, will officially open during a ceremony on Friday, November 2, 2018
Toxic algae is killing Florida's sea life
ByPaul P. Murphy
The red tide that’s plagued Florida’s Gulf Coast for a year and made a rare jump east earlier this month wasn’t vanquished by Hurricane Michael.
Tourists once headed to Panama City Beach and other parts of the eastern Panhandle are now winding up in Pensacola Beach.
An aerial survey of damage done to dunes at the south end of Holgate and storm damage at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
The La Quinta Aquatic Habitat Mitigation Project had as its goal to exceed regulatory requirements by creating more than 6.6 acres of marsh habitat and 19.2 acres of shoal grass habitat. This goal was exceeded as of March 2017 when 12.6 acres of smooth cordgrass and 25.3 acres of shoal grass were planted onsite.
The Morganza to the Gulf project would protect Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes from storms and floods.
The additional penny can be used “to acquire, construct, extend, enlarge, remodel, repair, improve, maintain, operate, or finance.”
As of August, more than $56.5 million in bed tax, aka tourist development tax, had been collected.
Grants will focus on education around sea level rise, water quality, and air pollution
Environmental sciences professor Ed Laws received the Friendship Award from the People’s Republic of China on Sept. 29 for his coastal wetlands research.