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  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £6.8 million coastal protection scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding in Lincolnshire, has officially begun.  Over the next 6 weeks, beaches at Trusthorpe, Mablethorpe, Ingoldmells, Trunch Lane, Wolla Bank, Chapel Six Marshes and Huttoft will be replenished with 350,000 cubic meters of sand dredged from designated areas 20km offshore. Mark Robinson, senior […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    New rules to care for the Bay of Plenty’s coastal environment are now in place, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council said in its latest announcement. The council gave public notice last week that the rules in its new Regional Coastal Environment Plan would have legal effect from Wednesday 12 April 2017. Regional Council Acting […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is due to begin to repair the extensive winter storm damage suffered by Cremyll Quay in 2014, when a large section of the north east corner of the quay collapsed as well as collapses further down its length, according to the Cornwall Council. Repairs is set to start today on the four areas along […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at Docville Farm in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, next Wednesday, April 26, at 10 a.m. to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and Portsmouth City Council’s coastal engineering team have started work on the Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme. The scheme, part of the overall North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defenses, will run from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek roundabout. The work will take place in three phases from April – […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect the Dorset coast to […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino has announced that his township’s beaches will be fully open for this summer’s season. “I am delighted to announce that all Town of Hempstead beaches will be fully open to the public this summer as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conclude coastal protection work on the town’s […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has announced that members of the community are leading the decision-making on managing risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise and tsunami through a region-wide coastal hazards strategy. Two coastal hazard assessment panels have been established this year, for south of Napier Port, and north including Napier […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Beach Village District hosted The Coastal Resilience and Sand Dunes in Seabrook Workshop 1-Dune Health on March 27 at the Seabrook Beach Precinct Building. After a brief introduction, members of the group walked to the dunes. While on Hudson Street the discussion revolved around examining the beach grass die off, the many threats […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council has just announced that works are underway to prepare for a scheme to give a stretch of the seafront at Whitley Bay a new lease of life. The council’s project to strengthen and safeguard sea defenses will see vital refurbishment works carried out at Central Lower Promenade. The scheme, which has saved […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday unveiled the newly-completed restoration of the Caminada Headlands, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. “This is the largest single ecosystem restoration the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, according to the Connecticut and Tulane Universities’ new study. The study shows that the rate of sea-level rise in the region over […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump detailing a list of high priority coastal protection infrastructure projects to be considered under the president’s executive order, Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects. Governor Edwards has proposed that the following five integrated coastal protection infrastructure projects for […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has awarded engineering and design contracts for coastal restoration projects that will address injuries to natural resources caused by the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill. The projects are funded through the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) and are outlined in the State’s approved NRDA DWH Restoration Plan #1 and […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, held her second Flood Forum last Friday at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands to address issues around coastal flood mitigation. Local residents were able to question the relevant organizations about the safety and security of their homes. “Following the successful event last year and the […]