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The Town has a goal to dredge canals within the community to keep them navigable and to maintain property values.
Resources Radio: This week, host Daniel Raimi talks with Megan Mullin, an associate professor of environmental politics at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. Mullin talks about her research, which analyzes how communities pay to rehabilitate beaches affected by erosion and how differential tax rates can affect levels of support for these beach nourishment projects.
Six towns have a new ally as they work to address rising sea levels and plan for the resiliency and sustainability of the coastline they call home.
Space Coast voters agreed to tax themselves to clean up the Indian River Lagoon.
EThekwini Municipality has assured dog owners that once the festive season is over, dogs will be allowed onto Vetch’s beach again.
The project's consultant writes the homeowners wanted to create a more natural shape to the dune to stabilize the sand.
Council has won a court battle to prevent significant vegetation clearing on sensitive coastal dunes at Castaways Beach.
Rhode Island House Minority Leader Blake Filippi, R-Charlestown, will present possible approaches to clarifying the issue of public shoreline access at tonight's Town Council meeting.
Storms brew for US cities as investors wake up to the risks of extreme weather events. It is only a “matter of time” before gaps in funding costs begin to emerge between cities with robust climate adaptation plans and those without, said Dan Rabasco, Boston-based head of municipal bonds at Mellon Investments.
After successfully advocating in 2019 to have Surf Beach kept open year-round, Lompoc city leaders have set their 2020 sights on increasing the recreational opportunities at the beach and its nearby estuary.
Manitoba is taking a new approach to water management.
CAMDEN — A state report released Jan. 7 on effects of sea level rise, storm surge and flooding on Camden's Public Landing recommends moving the Harbor Master's building and public bathrooms to higher ground, as well as other options to protect these and other structures.
Destin ponders cost of placing utility lines underground
Nassau County officials said Tuesday they are joining a statewide program aimed at helping local governments adapt to climate change.
Your LIC, the waterfront project bringing together stakeholders and residents to plan the future of the Long Island City properties where Amazon’s HQ2 would have been located, was the topic of animated discussion at Community Board 2’s Jan. 2 meeting.
The subcommittee was formed in June 2018 to provide guidance in preparation of a Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan for the city.
The recent rise in water levels on Lake Huron has the town of Goderich, Ontario spending more than $1 million to protect its treatment plant for drinking water.
Asserting that “climate change is the defining challenge of our time,” Mayor Martin Walsh signed the Local Wetland Ordinance during a visit to Roslindale last week. It’s an initiative, he said, that “gives us greater power to protect our wetlands in the face of a changing climate.
A third dune planting has been completed along the Belmar beachfront — this time between 14th and 15th Avenues, just steps from the boardwalk.
Information to be gathered on 35 miles of coastline in Wellfleet, Eastham, Truro and Provincetown
Reflections of the year on Martha’s Vineyard.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The county will impose new taxes on some South Hutchinson Island property owners to raise money for ongoing beach repairs.
Facing ongoing threats from sea level rise and potential storm damage, Flagler County officials are hoping to make resiliency a key element of beach management efforts.
Stacy Clardy, a long-time resident of Pawleys Island, suggested Monday that the Town look into putting up a gate and charging a fee to raise money for the Town. Money matters took up a large portion of the meeting. Council will meet again on Dec. 16 to consider approval of the 2020 budget.
California's local governments are reacting too slowly to predictions of rising sea levels that threaten the state's economy and housing, according to a report released by the Legislative Analyst's Office.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday to welcome the Dune Allen Regional Beach Access. The development is the first new regional beach access built in Walton County in more than a decade.
A handful of land deeds from over a century ago are at the center of a high-stakes legal battle over beach access in one wealthy Jersey Shore town.
Participants at the COP25 in Madrid need to demonstrate a strong commitment to ensuring that the world’s cities become part of the solution, instead of the problem, for climate change, say IDRC’s Dominique Charron and Barbara Shenstone1 .
In an attempt to balance the San Juan County Parks budget, food trucks, ‘glamping’ and making Shaw park day-use only are all options on the table.
A five-day closure has been lifted for all of the Orange County coastal waters closed last week by a 1.4-million-gallon sewage spill in Laguna Beach.
REDINGTON SHORES, Fla. — A major project to add sand along nine miles of Pinellas County’s coastline could be in jeopardy. Property owners are drawing a line in the sand and now county leaders are scrambling to gather hundreds of signatures.
Beaches from Newport to Dana Point will remain closed at least through Monday following a 1.4 million gallon sewage spill in Laguna Beach – the city’s worst in recent time.