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North Carolina: Outer Banks’ only highway closes as ocean threatens to wash away cars

NC, United States

A storm off the East Coast is causing coastal flooding along the Outer Banks. NC 12, the only highway connecting the barrier islands, was closed temporarily early Friday as waves breached the...

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Four ways North Carolina can build resilience year round

NC, United States

Earlier this week, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a proclamation recognizing the imperative to think anew about how the state lives with climate change. The governor emphasized the...

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Outdoor recreation: a growing Md. industry that deserves federal support

MD, United States

Folks come from far and wide to enjoy the beauty of Maryland's public parks and waterways. But these places don't just provide surface level beauty; they help power the Old Line State economy. In...

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Louisiana oil lawsuits: A climate reckoning or red herring?

LA, United States

Louisiana coastal parishes are suing their longtime ally, the oil and gas industry, to fund restoration of their disappearing wetlands, in a move being described as both a lifeline for the coast...

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Restoration Efforts Generating "Robust" Dunes On Pensacola Beach

FL, United States

In our recent report on the 40th anniversary of Hurricane Frederic, much of the focus was the storm’s impact on the large dunes that existed on Pensacola Beach at the time.Today, we’re taking a...

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Hurricanes taking toll on Florida beaches

FL, United States

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Hurricane season is taking its toll on our local beaches. Many beaches are running out of sand. Surf’s up in Volusia County – way up.“We’ve experienced the tides coming in,...

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Florida: Lido Beach renourishment causes ripples

FL, United States

City commissioner makes direct appeal to county for help.Another back-and-forth between the city and county of Sarasota is taking shape — this one having to do with a beach renourishment project...

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State Drafts Plan to Study Dredge Spoils Sites

DE, United States

The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredged material disposal sites are outlined in green along this stretch of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, which is marked in red, in Onslow County. WILMINGTON –...

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Lack of Public Input at Issue With Port Study

DE, United States

Second in a seriesWILMINGTON – Dredging, sandbags and sand-filled tubes, beach renourishment projects and a terminal groin – all have added up to millions spent to combat erosion on the Village of...

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SFO to spend more than $1 billion to hold back the bay

CA, United States

Airport will build a seawall to fight the effects of climate changeBuilding airports on low, flat, somewhat isolated coastal areas with good visibility made sense at one time, but not so much now...

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Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Dredging Project First Phase in full swing

TX, United States

Good news! Port Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project is in full swing. Learn more about the project in this video:

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Buried military waste raises questions for Grand Canal muck dredging

FL, United States

Before a dredge deepens Grand Canal and its feeder canals, Brevard County officials are waiting for more proof that the organic muck along the canal bottoms is safe enough to put on pastures along...

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Dredging continues at Westport Marina

WA, United States

As dredging continues at the Westport Marina, Molly Bold, Westport Marina business manager, said marina staff is “sincerely grateful” for the level of cooperation of tenants.The most current...

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Corps completes dredged material placement at Cape Horn, WA

WA, United States

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington, Oct. 7, 2019.The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an...

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Corps Announces Funding for Emergency Recovery Efforts

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced work that will be completed with the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and the Mississippi River and Tributaries account...