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Revisions Aim to Enhance Wetland Protections, Improve Permitting Process
North Carolina Coastal Federation Executive Director Todd Miller is stepping down as North Carolina Division of Coastal Management Director Dr. Braxton Davis prepares to take the role Feb. 1.
Thurston’s Board of County Commissioners adopted the Shoreline Master Program update at a meeting earlier, December 12, 2023.
BALD HEAD ISLAND — Bald Head Island is planning its next beach nourishment project, which requires a vote from the public and could include an impact on property tax rates.
The decision to reduce local wetland buffers to Florida state minimum standards by the Manatee County Commission has been challenged by former commissioner Joe McClash.
Controversial plans for a new championship golf course in Scotland have come under scrutiny.
Peter Martin spent decades guzzling water around Lahaina. Then came the fire.
Proposed land use changes would disrupt the island's idyllic charm.
Second in a three-part series on the challenges and goals of managing tourism on the Outer Banks. This installment examines the connection between tourism and the environmental stewardship of the area’s natural treasures.
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In recent months, East Coast states’ plans to install massive new offshore wind farms have been battered by bad economic news, canceled contracts and newfound uncertainty about the projects officials are counting on to reach their clean energy goals.
Former County Commissioner and TBT publisher Joe McClash argues that changes to the local wetland protections are inconsistent with the county's comprehensive plan and not in the best interest of the general public
TANGIER ISLAND, Va. (WAVY) — Legendary oceanographer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau once said “we forget the water cycle and the life cycle are one.”
The NOC received a three-year grant of $898,900 from the California Coastal Commission to plan and develop policies in line with the Blue Economy’s overall goals.
It’s true: while houses from slab to rooftop may not be higher than 35 feet in Palm Coast, there is nothing in city building regulations that limit how high the fill beneath the concrete slab may rise.
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. —It’s no secret that the beaches of Volusia County don’t look like they used to before Hurricane Nicole hit.
Marin County supervisors cleared the path for construction of a new home on the last shoreline lot in Stinson Beach despite reservations about the precedent their action will set for sea level adaptation.
VANCOUVER – The City of Vancouver has revealed its draft concept design for a transformation of the city’s West End waterfront and is looking for public feedback.
Rebuilding the water system is likely to cost tens of millions of dollars and could be a limiting factor in rebuilding the town.
A request for a Certificate of Compliance filed by Laurence E. Reinhart (East Avenue Trust) for work done at 17 East Avenue brought concern to the Marion Conservation Commission after four of its members visited the site on October 21 and found four discrepancies, one of which was considered a deal breaker.
New nitrogen regulations and the town’s mitigation plan for Tashmoo could be another hit to the housing market.
The North Carolina Department of Justice’s Environmental Enhancement Grant program began after a 2000 agreement between the Attorney General’s Office and Smithfield Foods. Under that agreement, Smithfield provides $2 million to the state every year to be distributed among environmental projects across North Carolina.
The city of Virginia Beach, Va., has faced numerous climate challenges from hurricanes to sunny day flooding, and most recently the April 30, 2023 tornado impacting residents in the Great Neck neighborhood located in the northern part of the city.
Sanibel saw more than 200 visitors a day before Hurricane Ian, but almost 13 months later, less than 50 are showing up daily.