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Living in paradise comes at a cost. Usually, homeowners pay up with high-priced flood insurance, but this time living on the coastal waters of New Smyrna Beach could cost homeowners tens of thousands of dollars to prevent even more flooding damage.
The Del Mar City Council decided to withdraw its sea level rise adaptation plan from a June 10 hearing in front of the California Coastal Commission, which leaves the plan uncertified after years of discussions between the two sides.
As part of its 2021-22 fiscal budget, the Dare County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved the creation two municipal service districts (MSDs) in Avon that will be taxed to help foot the bill of a $12.68 million beach nourishment project that will pump roughly one million cubic yards of sand along 2.5 miles of beach in that community next year.
A broad array of provisions aimed at flood prevention and resilience continues to move forward in this year’s session of the North Carolina General Assembly.
With tomorrow being World Ocean’s Day (8th June, University of South Australia ecologists are urging coastal communities to embrace all that the winter season brings, including the sometimes-unwelcome deposits of brown seaweed that can accumulate on the southern shores.
Town of Nags Head Mayor Ben Cahoon discusses the town’s 2022 beach nourishment project and the creation of additional municipal service districts.
The city deserves a cut of county bed taxes since its city beaches and facilities attract many of Indian River County's tourists, Councilman Dick Winger said Tuesday.
Swimmers in the UK hoping to enjoy waters certified clean and healthy this summer have been let down again. Only 110 coastal and inland sites were judged excellent in the latest bathing water quality data from Europe’s environmental watchdog.
County officials cited the land’s vulnerability to storm surge and flooding. The Tampa-based developer pledges to sue.
Mid-Barataria project could create 27 square miles of wetlands by 2050, at cost of $2 billion
As Pebble Limited Partnership reacts to permit denial, shareholder lawsuits, and grand jury subpoenas, Tribes and millions of supporters urge EPA to ensure lasting protection of world’s greatest wild salmon fishery.
The Government has begun “serious and stringent” talks with cruise ships that berthed off the west coast, seriously damaging coral reefs that are vital to the island’s coastal protection, fisheries, marine life and tourism, according to Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy Kirk Humphrey.
Gov. Henry McMaster has signed a bill that would ensure free parking and state control along public roads in beach towns. The bill would allow some paid parking, but requires beach towns to provide some free parking to visitors as well.
The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 includes about $6.8 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including about $100 million in funding for the USACE Chicago District.
Combatting the effects of climate change in a cost-effective, fiscally responsible way requires innovative thinking and careful consideration of the challenge at hand.
Pensacola residents could see an increase in their annual stormwater fee charged by the city.
Tonnes of plastic pellets from a burning container ship swamped Sri Lanka’s west coast Friday, prompting a ban on fishing as international efforts to salvage the vessel dragged into a ninth day.
Several roads adjoining the sea beaches in Bengal's Digha lay inundated, with some people seen wading through chest-deep water, as the tourist town and its adjoining places bore the brunt of Cyclone 'Yaas', which made its landfall in neighboring Odisha on Wednesday morning.
50 kilos of the drug have washed ashore this week in Matagorda County
In 2020, the United States endured 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters, costing $95 billion in damages to homes, businesses, and public infrastructure. Between 2018 and 2019, Virginia experienced impacts from nine events with a total cost of approximately $1.6 billion.
The Isle of Palms City Council is vowing to fight a bill it argues would take away some of its control over regulating parking “by all lawful means.”
A Superior Court judge’s ruling removed one legal hurdle for the developers of a mega-yacht marina in Coral Bay on St. John.
Several property owners here at a public hearing Saturday morning spoke out against a proposal that would divvy a portion of the town into districts for special assessments to help pay for a multi-million-dollar, 50-year joint beach project on Topsail Island.