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  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Gregory Meeks announced the first phase of federal approval for a comprehensive flood protection system in Breezy Point, Queens. As part of the federal government’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the undertaking – proposed by the City and part of its comprehensive resiliency plan – […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. […]

  • 29 July 2014
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    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

  • 25 July 2014
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    The U.S. National Research Council has issued a new report on coastal risks along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the United States. The report is written by a panel composed of a number of U.S. scientists and one non-U.S. member, Ap van Dongeren of Deltares. The panel calls for a national vision for coastal […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 24 July 2014
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    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 23 July 2014
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    An integrated approach to managing coastal erosion will be developed by New Plymouth District Council. At tonight’s Monitoring Committee meeting, Councillors will be advised about the commencement of a District-Wide Coastal Erosion Project that will help sharpen all of the Council’s plan’s and policies related to erosion along the length of the district’s coastline. Manager […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Philadelphia District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), for the use of Outer Continental […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program (ICMP) will host three public meetings over the next two weeks to present and answer questions about the Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control (CNPC) Program. Nonpoint source pollution comes from many diffuse sources, and since it cannot be traced to any one source, it is everyone’s […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District recently awarded a $19.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) to provide dredging services to protect Highway 12, the only north-south highway along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. This coastal protection project involves placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of beachfill material immediately […]

  • 24 June 2014
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    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 20 June 2014
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    A year-long, $180,000 review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 2000 properties in erosion-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began last year and is designed to update the Northland Regional Council’s existing coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least 10 years ago. A staff […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey will receive $25.3 million in federal grants, including $7.1million for state-led projects, to help protect coastal communities from future storms through state or local projects using science-based solutions. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) yesterday announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants for 54 projects in 12 states and the District of Columbia […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    For its 13th edition, the Centre Français du Littoral CFL (French Coastal Centre) has chosen Dunkirk to host the National Coastal and Civil Engineering Conference which will be held at the Kursaal Centre from 2 to 4 July, 2014. For the organisation of this event Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has joined forces with CFL, […]

  • 13 June 2014
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    The 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ICCE 2014 will take place in Seoul, South Korea, from June 15 – 20, 2014. This conference will cover a wide range of topics including coastal waves, nearshore currents, coastal structures, sediment transport, coastal morphology, beach nourishment and coastal management. The event is being organized by Korean Society […]

  • 11 June 2014
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    The Governor Chris Christie’s Administration this week proposed technical revisions to land use rules for coastal areas that will maintain New Jersey’s high standards for protection of natural resources while providing more clarity to people who live and work in these areas, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The proposal consolidates the Coastal […]

  • 30 May 2014
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    U.S. Senator David Vitter said that he will host a forum today to discuss flood protection, coastal restoration, and the recent passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act with constituents in Orleans Parish. “I’ve made it one of my top priorities to travel around the state and visit with Louisianians in every parish,” Vitter said. […]

  • 29 May 2014
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    A firm has been chosen to carry out a £36 million coastal defence project from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven and work is due to get underway next month. VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Ltd), have won the contract for the scheme along a 5km stretch of coastline […]

  • 28 May 2014
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    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced an award of up to $3.6 million to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). The award supports the development of an integrated, far-reaching restoration plan that will serve as an overarching framework for the development and implementation of programs and projects that restore and conserve […]

  • 26 May 2014
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    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 23 May 2014
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    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 23 May 2014
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    Mr. Somsak Piriyayotha, a coastal and mangrove resources specialist, recently chaired a discussion forum in order to find a solution to the coastal erosion problem in 23 coastal provinces. Mrs. Somsri Awagiat, the Coastal Management Policy and Planning Division Director, explained that the coastal erosion problem has worsened globally, and in Thailand the Department of […]

  • 23 May 2014
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    “A historic meeting,” concluded Mayor Paul Hogan at the ending of the Greater Taree City Council meeting two days ago. At the meeting, Council decided to adopt a dual approach to coastal erosion, approving a both planned retreat and active erosion management in the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for the entire Greater Taree coastline […]

  • 22 May 2014
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    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 16 May 2014
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    Alhaji Collins Dawuda, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, yesterday inspected ongoing works at the Ada Coastal Protection project in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region. The protection scheme, which is in two-phases, will cost EUR 225 million, and its being handled by the International Marine and Dredging Consultants and Dredging […]