This Past Week In WaterTank News
R.I. Researchers Project Future Flooding ♦ Bay, Seal-Level Rise Top Va. Environmental List ♦ Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate ♦ The Greatest Threat To Florida's Vanishing Shorelines ♦ The Gulf Spill Caused Land To Fall Into Ocean ♦ Conservation Corps Practices Flood-Fighting Tactics
Providence Journal - On his laptop computer, Grover Fugate, director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, opens up a 3D map of the potential flooding damage to buildings on Conimicut Point in Warwick if a storm like Hurricane Carol in 1954 were to strike again.
Bay, Sea-Level Rise Top Va. Environmental List - November 27
fredricksburg.com - OF ALL THE environmental issues facing Virginia, from the mountains to the sea, two that stand out are the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and rising sea levels in military-job-rich Tidewater Virginia.
Perils Of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate - November 24
New York Times - Real estate agents looking to sell coastal properties usually focus on one thing: how close the home is to the water’s edge.
The Inertia - As much as any of the 50 United States, Florida’s identity and economy are directed connected to its sandy beaches. So what do you do when state laws and regulations are woefully insufficient to protect these public treasures?
The Washington Post - Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill devastated the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are still taking stock of the damage it caused.
Santa Cruz Sentinel - As the old adage goes, “practice makes perfect,” and that’s exactly what brought about 45 members of the California Conservation Corps from the Monterey Bay Center to an area beachfront Monday afternoon where they drilled for hours on flood-fighting techniques.