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NC - Hurricane season spurs hog waste worries in North Carolina

As experts predict an active storm season, critics say the hog industry has done little to change after recent hurricanes overwhelmed waste lagoons.

International
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World - Tsunami Hazard Found By Scientists Will Destroy Coastal Cities

Scientists have perceived another and possibly annihilating tsunami peril in explicit spaces of the world, associated with undersea strike-slip faults in the Earth’s crust – where squares of rock along a partition point slide uniformly past one another.

Caribbean
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Caymen Isl - Dot Com millionaire gets green light for apartments

(CNS): Frank Schilling, the former owner of Uniregistry, the domain name company that made him his fortune, has been given approval to build a luxury apartment development on the north coast of West Bay, off Sand Hole Road.

International
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Australia - Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

‘Going from the old LEP to the new one is far from replacing like with like,’ says former Byron Shire Councillor Sandra Heilpern.

International
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UK - Latest UK report from Property Market-Index shows major uplift in investment and value for beachfront developments

The last UK lockdown has simply accelerated the housing trends we saw in the first one, headed by a desire to escape the urban environment of cities and towns as people continue to relocate to the coast, according to latest research from Property Market-Index.com.

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US - A Minimal and Modular Hurricane-resistant home wins arch out loud's 'shelter' competition

architectural research initiative arch out loud has teamed up with american home construction company deltec homes to launch the ‘shelter’ competition, challenging participants to design the hurricane resilient home of the future.

Mid-Atlantic
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VA - Roughly 62% of likely voters consider flooding a serious threat to Virginia’s economy, poll shows

A majority of likely voters view flooding and climate change as serious threats to Virginia and its economy — and want the state to do more to combat the issues, a new poll shows.

West Coast
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CA - A weak spot in the Solana Beach armor

Coastal Commission has repeatedly denied seawall for home called ‘poster child’ for managed retreat

International
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Asia - Enduring battle to save beaches from erosion

Inclusive and sustainable solutions are in urgent need to rescue beautiful beaches along Vietnam’s central region amid the increasing frequency of landslides and sea erosion in the area.

West Coast
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CA - City of Santa Barbara Loses Lawsuit Over Vacation Rentals in Coastal Zone

The owner of Paradise Retreats on Tuesday won a five-year case against the City of Santa Barbara over vacation rentals in the coastal zone.

West Coast
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CA - THE FUTURE OF THE COAST

Few institutions have a closer connection to coastal policy than UC Santa Barbara, perched as it is upon the bluffs at Campus Point. Add to this the response to the 1969 oil spill, which birthed the modern environmental movement, and it’s no wonder the university has gone on to foster a preeminent community of researchers studying marine and coastal issues.

West Coast
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CA - Erosion remains a threat to West Cliff’s future

West Cliff is one of the city’s most beloved places to walk, bike or drive, for young and old, and residents and visitors alike. But this iconic corridor has long been under threat from wave erosion.

Northeast
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Ma - Massachusetts Residents Reject Federal Flood Insurance Program

Rockland residents resoundingly rejected new federal flood maps and a proposed mixed-use zoning overlay district during town meeting amid a lack of trust in town officials and false claims about development.

Southeast
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FL - New regulations on the way for Sarasota vacation rentals

Sarasota’s city leaders have been considering regulations for vacation rentals for some time now. It’s become a heated issue on the city’s barrier islands.

Southeast
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FL - ARMY CORPS: HOME ELEVATIONS AND FLOODPROOFING WILL COST $2.6 BILLION

A study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) nears completion as various governments confront coastal storm and flood vulnerability in the Florida Keys.

Coastwide
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USA - A Breakdown of FEMA’s New Flood Insurance Rating Procedures

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for pinpointing high-risk zones where property owners with federally backed mortgages must purchase flood insurance. The problem is, as reported last summer, FEMA's maps of areas required to hold flood insurance have historically proved unreliable.

Northeast
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NJ - New Jersey to Bake Climate Change Risk Into Policies, Share Costs

New Jersey will incorporate the impacts of climate change and rising seas into all its major policy decisions in the near future, and will seek to share the costs of protecting the state among all levels of government and the private sector.

Northeast
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MA - New Maps Track Receding Wetlands on Island

Some 3,500 acres of salt marshes on Martha's Vineyard serve as natural storm buffers and support vital ecosystems.

Northeast
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MA - This $8 billion development was designed to survive rising seas

When developers at HYM Investment Group started planning a major urban redevelopment at the former Suffolk Downs racetrack near Boston Harbor, they knew they had to plan around water.

Northeast
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NH - How Risk From Climate Change Will Reshape Flood Insurance In N.H. and New England

People living on and off the coast of New England will soon be at a greater risk from flooding due to heavier rain and rising seas caused by climate change.

Mid-Atlantic
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NC - ‘They have abandoned us.’ Sand assessments could cost beachfront Oak Islanders up to $27,000

Oak Island’s shoreline has lost 300 feet in a 20-year period. The island is considering levying sand assessments against property owners, costing thousands so the town can finance its nourishment project master plan.

Northeast
Property

Mainers’ lawsuit will challenge 30-year-old legal standard for public access to private beaches

The case revives the fight that resulted in 2 rulings in the 1980s, when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court found that beachfront property owners own all the way to the low tide line.

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