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Supporters of public beach access on Norton Point urge the state to rescind the 150-foot buffer zone.
NORTH WILDWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Pieces of steel are going into the ground at 15th Avenue in North Wildwood, creating a wall around the building that houses the beach patrol.
A new survey shows that coastal Oregon’s recreational industry joins more conventional, store-front businesses in believing the state’s Marine Reserves do not negatively impact their bottom lines, continuing a vast shift in what businesses feared just before the first reserves were established more than a decade ago.
Jenkinson's Beach reopened access points to the public on Saturday. Point Pleasant Mayor Paul Kanitra made the announcement on his Facebook page.
Despite the last-ditch efforts of environmental groups and local governments, the North Carolina General Assembly approved a long-awaited state budget that includes provisions that strip counties and municipalities of certain governing powers.
For our special one-year anniversary coverage of Hurricane Ian, The News-Press and Naples Daily News reporters have connected with local leaders about important lessons learned and what's next for their communities.
Low flow in Mississippi River is allowing salt to threaten drinking water supplies up the river.
As the Mississippi River drops to one of its lowest levels in recent history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said saltwater from the Gulf of Mexico could threaten drinking water as far north as New Orleans’ French Quarter if no action is taken.
City officials say they working with a specific list of properties, where the county requires a signed temporary construction easement to construct the project.
The effects of Hurricane Lee, downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone Saturday, were less severe than feared in Seacoast New Hampshire and southern Maine.
An initiative calling for stoping the industrialization of the Morro Bay waterfront will appear on the November ballot in the San Luis Obispo County city.
Tigertail lagoon and Sand Dollar Island had extensive damage and were changed during hurricanes Irma in 2017 and Ian in 2022
Leslea Meyerhoff of Summit Environmental Group has been tapped by the City of San Clemente to serve as its Coastal Administrator, City Manager Andy Hall announced at the City Council’s meeting Tuesday, Aug. 5.
Michigan's Invasive Species Grant Program is seeking proposals for this year's funding cycle, with $3.6 million available for projects that could help mitigate intrusive species.
State officials say the long-held rule prohibiting beach access on Sunday mornings is not compliant with NJ law.
The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will consider adding language to its unified development ordinance to require property owners to take additional steps to preserve and restore wetland areas.
This comes after Pinellas County beach renourishment projects came to a halt because of a policy issue enforced by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Commissioners listen to developer’s expert instead of actual wetlands scientist
The Bainbridge Island City Council discussed the city’s Groundwater Management Plan at a recent meeting.
After nearly 20 years of fighting to get the necessary permits, Bill Roe has succeeded in building a seawall on his oceanfront property in New Smyrna Beach.
Plans for developing large hotels on Siesta Key took another blow Monday when a Sarasota County circuit judge sided with a Sarasota resident who said local officials violated the county's growth management policies when they approved a 170-room hotel there in 2021.
SANTA CRUZ > Santa Cruz city leaders on Tuesday kicked off an outreach effort for a 50-year vision for West Cliff and coastal adaptation strategies.
The fray between North Wildwood, N.J., and state regulators over how to combat erosion offers a glimpse into the sort of conflicts likely to unfold more often in the age of climate change.
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — When you think of the word "fossil" what comes to mind? Massive bones of prehistoric predators displayed in museums? Ancient shells of snails found on the rocks in your local creek? Maybe even an insect trapped in the warm orange hue of fossilized amber?
While the City of Isle of Palms has recently secured a state permit and grant to initiate dune restoration between 114 and 304 Ocean Blvd., the refusal on the part of some property owners to play ball is creating a less-than-ideal scenario in Council’s efforts to protect against high waves and/or storm surge.