This Past Week in WaterTank News
US Voters' Top Climate Concerns ♦ North Carolina's Dangerous Delays ♦ Planning For 3 Feet Of Sea-Level Rise ♦ New York's Clever New Park ♦ Army Corps Grants $13M In Shore Protection ♦ Cape Cod's Managed Erosion Retreat ♦ Brevard County's $551M Beach Nourishment Project ♦ NASA Aids Great Lakes Shoreline Fight ♦ Can New York Be Saved
the guardian - Diminishing food and water security and ruinous sea level rise are the leading climate change concerns of a section of the American electorate that is aghast at the lack of discussion of global warming during the presidential debate.
The News & Observer - Sea-level rise is upon us, and in the near future we will be forced to retreat from the shoreline.
Real Estate - Finally taking a couple of vacation days late last month, I visited one of my favorite Florida locales, charming Mount Dora in Lake County.
Wired - ON JULY 19 Governors Island, a 172-acre park about half a mile off the southern tip of Manhattan, will open its new centerpiece: “The Hills”—as the four enormous mounds are called—will span ten acres and give visitors amazing views, art installations, and plenty of space for play and relaxation.
Coastal News Today - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, for $13,572,170.
The Seattle Times - It is a simple pleasure in a classic summertime locale: Pull a car between the stripes on the parking lot, a ribbon of asphalt parallel to the water atop a sloped wall in the sand, and look out over the beach, where one can see Cape Cod Bay meeting the Atlantic Ocean.
Click Orlando - County commissioners next Tuesday will be asked to make a 50-year commitment to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on helping pay for the "nourishment" of beaches in the Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach areas, News 6 partner Florida Today says.
WZZM13 - The fight against one of the nastiest, prettiest, most problematic shoreline plant invaders in Michigan has gone into outer space.
Rolling Stone - It's a bright spring day in New York, with sunlight dancing on the East River and robins singing Broadway tunes.