by Rob Young | Dec 8, 2022 | Coastal News, Events in the News, Opinion, Policy, South Carolina Coastal NewsWe created new flood zones for Horry County, South Carolina based on actual flood inundation (which was far greater than that predicted by FEMA FIRMS). The county chose to make these new maps regulatory with a 3 ft free board. There has been push back, but so far,...
by Rob Young | Nov 7, 2022 | All stories, Coastal News, Events in the News, Florida Coastal News, Hurricanes and storms, Ian, 2022, Michael, 2022, Places, PolicyGreat piece in the Miami Herald. I could highlight so many important points. I’ll start with the Mexico Beach fail: “Two years later, under a mountain of complaints from residents who resented the higher building costs that come with elevating homes and...
by Holly Duggins | Nov 1, 2018 | All stories, Coastal News, Events in the News, Florida Coastal News, Take NoteFrom the USGS: Storm surge and waves completely eroded and breached a low, narrow spot on Cape San Blas, creating two new inlets and severing the only road access to T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.
by Holly Duggins | Oct 2, 2018 | All stories, Coastal News, Events in the News, North Carolina Coastal NewsLearn more about deadly runoff and polluted waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence here.
by Katie Peek | Sep 13, 2018 | All stories, Coastal News, Events in the News, North Carolina Coastal News, Policy, Published Items, Reports, Research“…the coastal vulnerability assessment show that over two-thirds of the infrastructure evaluated at Cape Lookout have high vulnerability to coastal hazards, and have a combined replacement value of over $40 million.” Read the update here.
by Holly Duggins | Feb 19, 2018 | All stories, Events in the News, International Coastal NewsWhile Climate Change is warming our planet, there are places experiencing new cold weather conditions in its stead. To learn more about the impacts of the Polar Vortex in the Southeastern U.S., read more here.