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  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Eatonville’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the town’s five miles of stream shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Eatonville’s locally-tailored […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the city of Millwood’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The updated shoreline master program will influence development along the Spokane River shoreline within city limits. Millwood residents and businesses helped the city tailor a program that protects existing shoreline functions while enhancing […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Steilacoom’s comprehensively updated shoreline master program. Steilacoom’s shoreline program will govern the protection, use and development of 2.6 miles of marine shoreline and 1.1 miles of stream shores in the town. Steilacoom is one of nearly 80 local governments that have completed their updates. […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Yarrow Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of Lake Washington shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Yarrow […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Bellingham’s updated shoreline master program, helping protect 38 miles of shorelines along rivers, lakes and streams in the city. “The city has done a valuable thing by updating their plans,” said Geoff Tallent, Ecology’s regional supervisor of shorelines program. “Our shorelines are what make this such a […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Black Diamond’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development along a total of 6.6 miles of shoreline on Lake Sawyer and Covington Creek in Black Diamond. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to undertake emergency shoreline protection by constructing a mixed sediment revetment in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point section of Marshfield, Mass. The purpose of the proposed project is to prevent further beach scour and protect the Brant […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean (CPCCA) Project, has been officially launched in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 12th December. According to the government officials, the CPCCA Project will focus on protecting the valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change through local […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ use of a permit that allows construction of bulkheads, seawalls, and other hardened structures to be built in waters of the United States without adequately assessing their environmental impact. Nationwide Permit 13 authorizes the construction of bank stabilization structures along […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) will host a workshop on Living Shorelines on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015, 2:00-4:30 pm. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves Office in Pensacola. Zach Schang, the Living Shoreline Program Manager, will talk about living shorelines vs. harden shorelines. He will discuss […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that the 2015 Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public online. USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in November 2014 and letters received since the previous […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, at Pomme de Terre Lake will host a Shoreline Management Plan scoping meeting Thursday, September 8, 2016. The meeting will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office. The Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a review process by the Washington State Department of Ecology, the public is encouraged to review and comment on the city of Puyallup’s updated Shoreline Master Plan. The updated proposal, approved by the Puyallup City Council in November 2014, replaces the city’s 1987 shoreline master program. It addresses uses and development along […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved King County’s updated shoreline master program. The shoreline program will result significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of 2,000 miles of shorelines and the water quality of many marine, river, lake, and stream shores in the county. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Pacific’s updated shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 41 acres of floodplain and 1.4 miles of shoreline along the White River in the city. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology seeks public comment on the city of Ridgefield’s new shoreline master program. The shoreline master program will guide construction and development on the city’s shorelines along portions of Lake River and Gee Creek. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with updated development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Kitsap County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development within shoreline areas throughout the county. Kitsap County has extensive marine shorelines, along with a notable amount of freshwater, lake and stream segments that also qualify as […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) Director Ted Sturdevant has approved the city of Pateros’s comprehensive update to its shoreline master program. Pateros’s program will become part of Okanogan County’s shoreline regulations and the state’s overall shoreline master program (SMP). Pateros’s updated shoreline program will protect uses, development, restoration and water quality of the city’s shorelines […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the USACE is conducting annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The lakes will be lowered by 5 to 8 feet over the next 30 to 45 days so that they can […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Ruston’s updated shoreline master program. Ruston’s shoreline program will guide future development along approximately 1,500 feet of Commencement Bay shoreline. Ruston is one of nearly 90 local governments that have completed their updates. The updated master program combines local plans for future shoreline development and preservation with […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of DuPont’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development in DuPont’s 3.54 miles of marine shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake within Grant County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]