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A bipartisan group of 21 Northwest lawmakers called on President Joe Biden on Tuesday to prioritize a long-running effort to renegotiate a 60-year-old treaty that governs how the United States and Canada share the waters of the Columbia River Basin.
California Sen. Alex Padilla announced legislation Tuesday to protect coastal communities from rising sea levels and stronger storms as a result of climate change.
Coastal municipalities in New Jersey would get more help from the state for projects protecting the beaches and property from storm damage under legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean and cleared yesterday by the New Jersey Senate.
President Joe Biden’s laudable Jan. 27 executive order, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” called for (among other things) conserving 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. However, the …..Thanks for being an ADN.com reader.
Under the restructuring, some 89% of policyholders in Harris County could see their premiums go up in the first year of the program.
NORFOLK, Va., - What's out of sight for many people isn't out of mind for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. The unknown is what has NOAA's Ocean Exploration team plunging into new depths.
Janet Coit has been appointed the assistant administrator for NOAA Fisheries. She will also serve as acting assistant secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere, and deputy NOAA administrator, according to a press release from NOAA.
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has enacted the New England Fishery Management Council’s Omnibus Deep-Sea Coral Amendment, effectively protecting deep-sea corals in an area roughly 25,000 square miles in size.
MANITOWOC - Many local community leaders are celebrating after more than six years of effort have resulted in an area of Lake Michigan becoming part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s list of marine sanctuaries.
Every Monday morning this swim season, beachgoers can find the Georgia Department of Natural Resources collecting samples of water at Coastal Georgia’s most popular beaches on Tybee, St. Simons and Jekyll Islands.
SAN FRANCISCO - Sea levels in California are projected to rise up to 55 inches by the end of the century, so climate advocates are calling on Congress to fund coastal restoration projects to mitigate potential flooding.
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management head Janet Coit was named to lead the National Marine Fisheries Service, also known as NOAA Fisheries, on Monday, 21 June, a move met with wide approval from a variety of stakeholder groups.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored bipartisan legislation that would improve Mississippi’s share of revenues generated from offshore energy production, including future wind projects.
On Friday, Adm. Linda L. Fagan became the first female vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and its first female four-star admiral. In a ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, Adm. Fagan relieved outgoing vice commandant Adm. Charles W. Ray.
In South Florida, where the Everglades meet the bays, environmental challenges abound. Sea level rise threatens homes and real estate. Invasive species imperil native plants and animals.
Climate change may not have hit your home yet with a wildfire, windstorm, or flooding, but it’s still barreling toward millions of people with an increasingly urgent threat: a homeowner’s insurance crisis.
The under-regulated growth of transient accommodations has caused an excessive increase in tourism, which negatively impacts the environment, overwhelms county infrastructure and diminishes residents’ quality of life.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Committee today paved the way for the four dams clogging the Klamath River to be taken down, approving a transfer of the hydroelectric license from PacifiCorp to the nonprofit Klamath River Renewal Corporation and the states of Oregon and California.
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., is backing a proposal to help coastal communities deal with climate threats including rising sea levels.
In June 2021, the Far East District reflects on the great accomplishments of the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the nation celebrates their establishments. FED is proud to contribute to the greater USACE mission of sustaining readiness through building and protecting.
Rising sea levels are a big concern if you live anywhere near downtown Miami. The situation is so desperate, in fact, the city is considering building a wall — a tall wall. But some residents are calling for a better protection plan.
The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties group, is defending the rights of more than 1,000 charter vessel operators in the Gulf of Mexico.
This past April, Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made it clear: The effects of climate change are a national security risk.
Keeping Southern California beaches sandy is a top priority, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer officials said, but local projects are competing against others across the country for federal funding.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration NOAA) have joined forces to address fish survey challenges presented by offshore wind farms. NOAA and fishermen have expressed concern about the ability to do fish surveys in wind farm areas.