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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to reject the appeal by the Ocean Beach Planning Board to block the City’s plans to spend $1.1 million in building a Dog Beach ADA ramp. The project will now move forward despite this opposition by the community.
During a recent coastal storm, Chatham fire officials stopped in the Little Beach neighborhood to monitor the rising water at high tide. A bystander asked what they were doing, and when they explained, the man looked puzzled; he had just bought a home nearby. “It was a steal,” he said, pointing out the property with a smile. But do the flood waters ever reach his place?
East Gippsland Shire Council adopted the Eagle Point Marine and Coastal Management Plan at the November 12 meeting. The plan reflects the community’s aspirations and will guide the management, protection and improvement of the Eagle Point foreshore for the next 10 years.
Sussex County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a tax on stays in hotels and motels. The 3% lodging tax is expected to generate an estimated $1.3 million annually for the county.
The City of South Padre Island will not be moving forward with a controversial policy that would ask visitors to pay for parking spaces along Gulf Boulevard.
The Chincoteague Town Council voted Monday to increase the transient occupancy tax by 1%, but deferred the increase until January 2021.
Projects to improve public access to Mobile Bay in Daphne and Spanish Fort can move forward with the approval of more than $3 million in federal funding.
A special state commission has conducted its first of several meetings on research into ocean acidification in Massachusetts waters.
Protesters against the partial closure of Mickler's Beach headed down to the beach Monday to voice their opposition.
BOCA CHICA BEACH, Texas (KGBT) — Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño has announced temporary road closures for SpaceX testing.
The city Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking public input on new regulations that are a welcome step toward better park management.
A Walton County judge issued a Monday order to clear up an error that appeared to greatly alter a previous customary use ruling.
The public has a right to access all beaches in Hawaii, which is why newly locked gates have people upset in Kailua.
“Tunnel Tops” project in San Francisco Presidio breaks ground Thursday
Families plan to show up to a 9 a.m. commission meeting Tuesday to fight back against the closure of Mickler's Landing.
Looks like the money to help get the waste water effluent off Navarre Beach and out of Navarre Sound may be coming from RESTORE Act funds from the BP Oil Spill. If approved, the total will be almost $7 million for Santa Rosa County.
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Neighbors in St. Johns County who live along the shoreline got to speak with county leaders about a project to rebuild and restore South Ponte Vedra and Vilano beaches.
A recently reconstructed berm along Dune Road near the Shinnecock Commercial Fishing Docks was once again taken out during a coastal storm on Sunday night — and Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said relief is on the way to prevent the dune from being swept away so quickly in future storms.
The pieces are coming together for the Bradenton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency jitney trail.
“If their (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) mission is to protect fish and wildlife, they are failing miserably,” Mayor Patrick Rosenello said Oct. 15.
A consultancy firm is in the final stages of helping the island town draft an updated land use plan to meet state requirements and better prepare it for intensifying storms and rising sea levels.
It is becoming increasingly possible that sea-level rise of a meter or more will occur this century. You might expect this threat to preoccupy coastal homeowners. But many deny the need to act, for fear their property values will fall.
A developer and his company have been permanently ordered to stop illegally filling and altering protected wetland resource areas and tidelands at their property on Pigeon Cove Harbor in Rockport.