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  • 3 June 2011

    The Coast Guard has prepared a brochure to warn people of the hazards of boating in many of the region’s inlets that aren’t likely to be…   By Shannan Bowen (shorelines) [mappress] Source: shorelines, June 3, 2011  

  • 10 November 2011

    After 18 months of sustained effort to clean the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon accident, the U.S. Coast Guard’s federal on-scene coordinator (FOSC) has approved the shoreline clean-up completion plan, paving the way for restoration work. Under the plan, the FOSC will determine which shoreline segments have completed the active […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, met recently with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Solana Beach Mayor Mike Nichols hosted Col. Helmlinger and Col. Kirk Gibbs, […]

  • 16 January 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. in Room 406 of the Gressette Building in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes a brief staff presentation and continued committee discussion of beachfront setback area options and the roles of state and local government in beachfront management. The committee has […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Townsville City Council is seeking comments on a draft Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) that will provide long term options to manage erosion issues at Horseshoe Bay. The draft Horseshoe Bay SEMP has been open for community feedback on Council’s website for two weeks and closes on Sunday. Townsville City Council’s Environmental Health […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Joondalup is taking proactive steps to identify and prepare for potential future changes to the City’s coastline from climate change, such as erosion and storm surges, and is seeking to engage with the local community on this important issue. The Department of Planning’s State Planning Policy 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $217,000 in RESTORE grant funding for the Pensacola Bay Living Shoreline Project. Funding will support the first phase of planning, engineering, design and permitting of the environmental restoration project. Living shorelines address erosion by providing long-term protection, reducing wave energy and restoring vegetated shoreline habitats […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has announced two public meetings to discuss the review and revision to the master plans and shoreline management plans for Fall River Lake and Toronto Lake, November 15 and November 17. The first informal public meeting to discuss the master plan and shoreline management plan will take […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home Project Office will suspend shoreline activity requests for Bull Shoals Lake beginning May 23 until December 31, 2015 to establish a baseline of the lake for officials to use while revising its 40-year-old master plan. Shoreline activity requests will not be accepted during the master plan revision and […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting today to continue discussions about the inlet area and how to address ongoing erosion along the shoreline closest to the inlet. The meeting will be held at the North Topsail Beach Town Hall at 2008 Loggerhead Court. The Board of Aldermen […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    For decades, North Shore communities have managed their respective shorelines independently, and have suffered the economic and environmental challenges of individual approaches to the protection of a shared resource. Communities and public landowners need to work together as a region to manage the precious sand that connects northern Illinois communities to Lake Michigan. This was […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen took action yesterday to contingently award a contract to construct a sand bag revetment on the north end of Topsail Island. The Board committed $375,000 of Town funds toward the sand bag project so that the contractor, Carolina Marine Structures, could mobilize and start getting the materials needed […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE announced recently that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to perform a comprehensive assessment of the Hudson River shoreline from Fort Edward to Troy, New York. “GE welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement of our agreement on a comprehensive study of the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, building […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recognizing that there are many ways to work with natural processes at the coast, ABPmer has extended their coastal realignment Online Marine Registry (OMReg) to a wider range of practical shoreline adaptation techniques. It now includes shoreline restorations, “unmanaged” realignments and projects involving the beneficial use of dredged sediment. The expanding database now contains information […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    More than 8,000 cubic metres of sand will be repositioned along the Horseshoe Bay shoreline in the coming weeks to mitigate the impact of erosion along the beach, Townsville City Council reports. The council community safety and environment committee chairperson Margie Ryder said that the annual sand replenishment works were part of the Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sacred Heart University, of Fairfield, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from USACE to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting a 900 linear foot section of existing coastal dune and shoreline in Stratford, Conn. This work is proposed in tidal waters of the Housatonic River at 1207 Prospect Drive, Lordship Point, […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland County (VA) recently released a bid for the Glebe Harbor Shoreline Stabilization & Beach Nourishment project. According to the announcement, sealed bids are invited for the replenishment of the Glebe Harbor Beach located in Glebe Harbor, Montross, Virginia. The best bidder will be responsible for providing all the labor required for the nourishment of […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser Coast Regional Council is planning for increased threats of erosion and higher storm tides along the coastline, and inviting residents to get involved in the process. Fraser Coast Councillor, David Lewis, said that the council was keen to hear from the community about what they valued about the Fraser Coast coastline to help identify […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monica Chasten, Operations Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, received a national award on Capitol Hill for her efforts to help re-establish coastal navigation and restore degraded marsh in New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.    Chasten was honored with the Army Corps of Engineers Award by the […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will hold three workshops July 31 through August 2 in Branson, Shell Knob and Reeds Spring, Mo. to discuss and seek input on the draft Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan.  The drop-in workshops will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, October 27th, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion at PortMiami to launch the development of new legislation to improve the country’s ports, locks and dams, inland waterways, and other water resources infrastructure. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is legislation that authorizes the U.S. […]

  • 11 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. “Restoring shoreline […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council will host a community meeting to discuss shoreline management on Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Sea Trail Plantation’s Jones/Byrd Clubhouse at 75 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, will make a […]