The VERIFY Deep-Dive Team traveled to Norfolk, Va. to investigate what's causing coastal flooding and what measures are being taken to protect people.
President of the Delaware Beach Access Coalition Charles Turnbaugh and his fellow residents say it's almost impossible to walk on state park beaches
The Town of North Topsail Beach's obligated funds from FEMA and state funding for Hurricane Florence recovery have exceeded $21 million
Peter Sloan and The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce are looking forward to caravans of Jeeps cruising through Topsail Island in September and showing visitors what the area has to offer.
Every generation or so, the Outer Banks experiences a major storm that changes the landscape. These changes include alterations to the literal geography of the islands, for sure, but they also entail shifts in our perspectives, and in how the local community responds to storms going forward.
Due to a combination of sea level rise and changing wetland distribution, even relatively weak storms in 2100 could have a greater impact on the Chesapeake Bay region than high-intensity storms today
The Port of Virginia is leasing 72 acres at its Portsmouth marine terminal for Dominion Energy to use as base for building out its 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, a precursor to making the state a center for the U.S. wind industry, said Gov. Ralph Northam.
The cost to fix flooding in Charleston has bloomed to some $3 billion in total, city officials say — a price tag for solutions from cleaning out plugged drainage systems to new, deep tunnels and a wall that could deflect hurricane waves from the downtown peninsula.
EMERALD ISLE — In 2005, when Emerald Isle and the state of North Carolina paid $11.4 million to relocate Bogue Inlet channel farther from the rapidly eroding western tip of Bogue Banks, experts thought they might need repeat the process in 15 years.
Efforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to replenish and support Ocean City beaches in the unpredictable foreground of climate change will commence after Labor Day and are expected to finish before Memorial Day next year.
Record-setting rainfall in 2018. A month’s worth of water that drenched Northern Virginia in an hour in July 2019. Neighborhoods that flood repeatedly in Richmond’s Southside and Petersburg.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County’s June occupancy tax numbers are in, and they shattered the collection record for the month by more than $600,000.
Officials from Topsail Beach work to be good stewards of helping sea turtles and other animals, but leaders are questioning a request to help save a threatened shorebird with concerns about beach access.
OCEAN CITY, Md.- Right on the Ocean City Boardwalk, leaders in Maryland announced a beach nourishment project.
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. –– The beach renourishment campaigns of Wrightsville Beach and Pleasure Island, normally routine missions, have faced roadblocks this year.
Storm surge barriers, cross-bay barriers and thousands more raised homes may be in New Jersey's future as the state continues to try and mitigate against future sea level rise.
BEAUFORT, NC — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners Monday approved a $1 million expenditure for the first phase of a multi-year study that aims to identify sources of sand for future beach nourishment projects.
Some people think “Virginia is for Lovers,” but we anglers know better: Virginia is for fishing.
There seems to be a yearly battle between North Carolina Highway 12 and storms.
Staggeringly high amounts of “forever chemicals” contaminate groundwater near multiple military sites along the Chesapeake Bay, posing a threat to public health and the environment.
US federal agency is considering an auction for the Wilmington East Wind Energy Area
North Carolina commercial fishermen have complained for decades that government regulations and a variety of other factors threaten their livelihood and have them headed the way of endangered species.
WILMINGTON –– A lawsuit filed in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers highlights the deadly environmental cost of dredging the Wilmington harbor: bludgeoned sea turtles.
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At the end of July, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it will conduct an environmental review of a wind farm proposed for the waters off of Kitty Hawk. The 30-day public comment period connected to that review began on Aug. 1.
As the seas continue to rise, North Carolina's beaches are expected to face more erosion challenges. But can the state afford to keep pumping sand onto them?