Coastal management

04.14.2014

Sales Tax Hike Not Likely to Help Build Groins

Topics: Coastal management, Southeast Coast, Terminal groins

Three proposed terminal groin projects in Brunswick County aren't likely to see much money if voters approve an increase in the county sales tax. More >

04.11.2014

As Sand Rushes In, a Deadline Looms

Topics: Coastal management, Legislature, Northeast Coast

As a dredge makes its way to the nearly impassable Oregon Inlet once again, a legislative task force hurries to finish its report on the state's plans for taking over the inlet and adjacent land on the Outer Banks in Dare County. More >

04.04.2014

No Easy Answers Yet for Maintaining Inlets

Topics: Coastal management

The Coastal Resource Commission's inlet management study won't be meeting its deadline to state legislators. The results of the study will be the basis for policy decisions on a series of complex issues relating to inlets. More >

03.07.2014

Deja Vu All Over Again?

Topics: Coastal management, Northeast Coast, Transportation

A task force created by the state legislature is studying ways to acquire Oregon Inlet and adjacent lands. With the land in hand, the state could then resurrect the old plan to build jetties at the inlet. More >

03.04.2014

Meetings Set for Inlet-Management Study

Topics: Coastal management

The first of four meetings to hear what people think are the best ways to manage the developed inlets along the N.C. coast will be held this week in Buxton. More >

02.27.2014

CRC Removes Restrictions at Old Inlet

Topics: Coastal management, Southeast Coast

To no one's surprise, the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission yesterday sided with its science panel and agreed to a rule change that will lift the development restrictions from Mad Inlet at Sunset Beach. More >

02.26.2014

Sunset Beach Wants CRC to Table Inlet Proposal

Topics: Coastal management, Southeast Coast

The state's Coastal Resources Commission will take up a controversial proposal when it meets today to remove an old inlet from state rules that restrict development near inlets, but Sunset Beach wants the CRC to table it. More >

02.23.2014

The Polar Vortex, Climate Change and Our Coast

Topics: Advocacy, Climate Change, Coastal management

The wild swings of winter weather, scientists tell us, are related to a changing climate. It may be time to dust off an old report that suggests ways to better prepare for a different future. More >

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