This Past Week In WaterTank News
What Virginia Can Learn From Louisiana ♦ De Blasio Ferry Offers New Resiliency ♦ North Carolina Beach Pursues Study 'Hardened Structure' ♦ Historic Assets In Eye Of Storm ♦ A Start-Up Company That Mitigates Sea-Level Rise ♦ Sea Level Rise Threatens Coastal Military Bases ♦ Coastal Expert Resigns Over Politics ♦ Norfolk Prepares For Sea-Level Rise And More
What Virginia Can Learn From Louisiana - August 1
The Virginian Pilot - WE HAVEN’T HAD a major hurricane event in Hampton Roads since 1933. Statistically, it is a matter of when the next one will arrive, not whether.
City Limits - Mayor de Blasio's planned Citywide Ferry Service, which he recently announced would include a landing at Atlantic Basin in Red Hook, has been popular with Council members and community boards in neighborhoods that will be served by the service when it begins in 2017.
JD News - North Topsail Beach agreed to study the impact of a variety of bulwarks to protect shoreline at New River Inlet.
Historic Assets In Eye Of The Storm - July 28
Newport This Week - If one theme permeated a recent work session on rising seas and stormwater in Newport, it was the enormity of the task ahead in protecting the city’s historic properties from growing threats.
News Wise - Spring and autumn king tides and storm surges are putting coastal highways under salt water in Florida and it’s impossible to ignore this trend and the resulting devastation to properties and homes.
East And Gulf Coast Military Bases Are Seriously Facing The Rising Threat of Climate Change - July 27
Think Progress - U.S. military installations along the East and Gulf Coasts are at risk of flooding and losing land due to storm surges and higher tidal flows caused by climate change, according to a Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) analysis released Wednesday.
The Times News - RALEIGH — The coastal and marine geologist who helped found a science panel to advise the state on coastal issues has resigned, saying political actions have rendered the once respected group ineffective.
Yale Climate Connections - Norfolk, Virginia is home to the world’s largest naval base. But now it’s also known for repeated flooding.