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  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed two agreements that together total $2 million for broad-scale environmental monitoring within offshore areas along Cape Canaveral (Brevard County), Fla. These areas have been identified to provide sand resources for areas […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The future of New England’s largest contiguous estuarine system is more certain thanks to a $2.9 million restoration grant awarded to the National Wildlife Federation. The Department of Interior funded grant will enable the Great Marsh Resiliency Partnership, a coalition of conservation groups and federal, state and local agencies, to protect coastal communities along the […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Patrick Administration announced nearly $1 million in funding to support local climate preparedness efforts to address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The funding for this first-ever round of Coastal Community Resilience Grants was made available through U.S. Governor Patrick’s$50 million investment in climate change initiatives and will […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along the shore of Long Beach, NY.  The project is crucial in strengthening the beach’s resiliency and makes it more sustainable and reduces risks associated with severe storms, said USACE. The […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new plan of action to manage coastal erosion at Lennox Head has been given the green light by the NSW Government. Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan has been certified by Planning Minister Rob Stokes and includes proposed works such as an upgrade to the Lennox Head seawall to protect the road and […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to support coastal communities looking to build more resilient futures, NOAA yesterday announced the funding of a $23.7 million award for the construction of the Oyster Bayou Marsh Restoration project. The project will be funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program, which has restored and […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have introduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that would create a new grant program for nature-based shoreline protection projects known as living shorelines. “As sea-level rise and coastal storms continue to threaten thousands of coastal communities and economies, investing in living shorelines can help reduce risk from […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has signed legal agreements with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Suffolk County, and authorized $68 million in State financing, as part of a three-phase $207 million coastal storm risk reduction project along Suffolk County’s Atlantic Ocean Coast. […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently announced that the City of New Orleans’s resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans, has been awarded the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice by the American Planning Association (APA). Released in August 2015, Resilient New Orleans is the City’s planning strategy to make New Orleans more resilient, sustainable and […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    To commemorate the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a coalition of local community and conservation advocacy groups working to restore wetlands around the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) released a new report yesterday. The MRGO Must Go Coalition’s report – titled “10th  Anniversary of Katrina: Making New Orleans a Sustainable Delta City for the […]

  • 25 June 2013

    As part of its ongoing commitment to help New Jersey’s communities continue to recover and rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration this week formally adopted rules that streamline Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects. This action will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Price, Senior Marine Consultant for Industry & Buildings at Royal HaskoningDHV will share her views on the topic of ‘Resilient Cities – Opportunities for the Solent’ at the Solent Forum’s 25th anniversary conference taking place next week. Commenting on the upcoming event, Caroline said: “We know that the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth both […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that Stone Harbor has been awarded a $2.7 million from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Flood Hazard Risk Reduction and Resiliency Grant Program. The funding will be used to protect businesses and homes in the downtown area between 88th and 99th streets, Stone Harbor, NJ. The Borough of Stone Harbor will […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director a.i., Javier Manzanares and Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development have signed a project agreement to build the resilience of the Marshall Islands, which is facing an increased force of tropical storms that threaten its sustainability. Manzanares commented: “The Pacific Resilience Project is critical to the future […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students of the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong have won this year’s edition of the Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge. One of the winning entries was the CoastalEngage, a decision making tool that enables local communities to engage in coastal development. The winners were announced at the Floodplain Management Association National Conference […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez have called on the USACE to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of East Harlem. After Schumer and Rangel’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Council Member Chaim Deutsch and Council Member Mark Treyger have called on the Army Corps of Engineers to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of South Brooklyn. After Schumer’s and Jeffries’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding for a New […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners at Texas A&M Galveston Wednesday, March 27, to collaborate on programs ranging from the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study, to Bi-partisan budget Act of 2018 civil works projects. USACE and Texas General Land Office officials will provide […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]