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The Port of New York and New Jersey moved almost 9.5 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) for 2022, the first time in its history the port broke the nine-million container mark and another sign of its greater prominence in the global supply chain as more trade has moved away from the West Coast.
A Norwegian study has found a “substantial” amount metals and minerals ranging from copper to rare earth metals on the seabed of its extended continental shelf, authorities said on Friday in their first official estimates.
Environment Agency paints bleak picture of coastal regions with eco-systems and people coming under increased pressure
Uncaptured runoff flowing to the sea flushes pollutants out of rivers and bays
Manasquan Inlet dredging to get underway in the next few days. There will be split work at first between Manasquan Inlet and Shark River Inlet before work is solely focused on Manasquan Inlet. A project and a plan long in the works to address marine life, beach life, and fishing industry is finally taking shape.
SAN DIEGO— The Port of San Diego is releasing the results of its first study on carbon sequestration and storage in eelgrass beds.
The San Diego sewage spill was the largest of four reported in San Diego County on Monday that led to the county Department of Environmental Health to close beaches and bays to water contact BY
Shipping ports are crucial for the global economy. They handle the majority of trade, are industrial and transportation hubs and provide employment. But ports, by their nature, are located in coastal areas or on large rivers and are exposed to natural hazards such as storms and floods as a result.
Four dams on the Klamath River in northern California and southern Oregon will be removed this summer. For stakeholders, it’s been a long, strange trip to reach this point in the dams’ history.
Taiwan-based Evergreen Marine in June launched the largest container ship ever built, the aptly named Ever Alot.
Historically low snowfall in the plains and mountains in the Missouri River Basin, as well as tributary runoff, has contributed to less water in the reservoirs that feed the lower Missouri River. Due to those reduced levels, the Army Corps of Engineers shortened the navigation season on the Missouri River by about a week in 2022.
April showers bring July harmful algal blooms (HAB) in New Jersey's largest coastal lake. A Monmouth University-led study published in the journal Urban Naturalist finds that Deal Lake is locked in a seasonal cycle that sees the system loaded with nutrients in the cold winter and early spring months, fueling bursts of cyanobacteria growth in the summer and early fall.
As locals await relocation and environmentalists raise concerns over impacts on the Mekong’s ecology, the future of the planned Phou Ngoy dam looks uncertain
The spill originated from a pipe failure at Flint Hills Resources’ Ingleside crude oil terminal. The company estimates that 335 barrels, or 14,000 gallons, leaked into Corpus Christi and Nueces bays.
In an effort to reduce the 53 million gallons of untreated sewage contaminating the State of Hawaiʻiʻs groundwater and surface waters each day, the Cesspool Conversion Working Group advised moving up the deadline for converting the worst offenders by 20 years, to 2030.
Meadville, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that seven projects received Coastal Zone Grants totaling more than $280,077.
Matson and Pasha Hawaii are ignoring calls to slow down. But other major shippers have heeded requests to protect endangered whales.
On 23 December, President Joe Biden signed into law the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022, the biennial legislation authorising federal flood control, navigation and ecosystem improvements that include the Channel Deepening Project.
Mons (Belgium): Granting rights to rivers and forests has been embraced by environmentalists. But to understand its effectiveness, we must first look closely at the law.
The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2023 recently signed into law by US President Joe Biden will authorise the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to proceed with planning a downstream fish passage facility at Howard A. Hanson Dam (HAHD) in King County, Washington, and a wider and deeper waterway in Tacoma, Washington.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday commenced Operation Coal Shovel, a domestic icebreaking operation to maintain commercial vessel traffic from southern Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair, to the St. Clair / Detroit River system, and into Lake Erie and Lake Ontario including the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that seven projects received Coastal Zone Grants totaling more than $280,077.
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today championed the Congressional authorization of a 100 percent federal cost share to restore the wetlands destroyed by the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO).
San Diego County rolled out more sensitive water quality testing technology this year, which triggered unprecedented beach closures for communities near the U.S.-Mexico border, despite protest from local elected leaders.