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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

NJDOT: Double Creek Inlet Channel closed due to severe shoaling

The state has removed navigational buoys in the Barnegat Bay's Double Creek Inlet Channel due to severe post-Superstorm Sandy shoaling that has created a significant hazard, according to a release from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.With ... [Published News Works - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ancestral Peanut Debuts at Old Village Post House Dinner

When guests reached the second course of the Carolina Rice Kitchen Dinner — presented last night by the Old Village Post House – table conversations veered sharply to the first softshell crabs of the season, superbly flash-fried by chef Forrest Parker’s ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Army Corps delays the release of impact study

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers once again delayed releasing an environmental impact study of its plans to mine Big Pass for Lido Beach sand, Sarasota County staff is exploring options to independently review the Corps’ findings.According to Sarasota ... [Published Sarasota Observer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Review of Berkeley report on Sandy dune failures closer to resolution

BERKELEY — The township is closer to learning whether its report, which conflicts with a state assessment on alleged dune failures on Island Beach State Park during superstorm Sandy, has any academic support.The township Waterway’s Advisory Commission ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Wreck blocking traffic in both directions on Savannah Highway

Savannah Highway traffic is blocked in both directions near the Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center due to a wreck involving multiple vehicles.According to Charleston County dispatchers, the wreck occurred around 6:45 a.m. near the research ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

New Coastal Research Organization Launched at Stony Brook University

Research and reporting focus is on conservation of Long Island waters Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — Stony Brook, New York, April 1, 2014 – In response to increased pollution in Long Island coastal waters, experts ... [Published Newswise - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Southern Gardening: Spring-flowering daffodils are a garden staple in state By Gary Bachman

Spring is one of my favorite times in the garden becauseit is the transition from what seemed like a long, cold winter to colorfullandscapes and gardens full of flowers in the summer.I have always loved the spring-flowering bulbs,especially daffodils. ... [Published Mississippi Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

State Sen. President Participates in Stockton College Program This Week

State Sen. President Steve Sweeney is The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Legislator in Residence this week.The Legislator in Residence program is a two-day event that brings a legislator to the college to engage with students, faculty and administrators. ... [Published Galloway Patch - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

After storm, US mulls artificial islands near NY

| last updated at 10:44PMSEASIDE HEIGHTS (New Jersey): A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could blunt the impact of storm surges that proved so deadly during Superstorm Sandy, according to a new proposal.It’s a big ... [Published New Straits Times - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Surf injuries study uses Doppler

BETHANY BEACH — Two hundred feet from Bethany Beach’s shore and 12 feet underneath the sand, a device will collect data this summer that could give scientists a clue as to what sort of wave conditions cause injuries in the surf.The acoustic Doppler current ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Wells to tell FEMA: Drop the new maps

WELLS — Town officials plan to meet with FEMA officials in the near future to request that the proposed flood zone maps be shelved and that the existing 2003 maps remain in effect. The results of an engineering study conducted for Wells by Applied Coastal ... [Published Seacoast Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Wells ponders FEMA flood map appeal

WELLS — In a workshop prior to Tuesday's Board of Selectmen meeting Town Engineer Mike Livingston gave the board an update on the FEMA flood maps.At its Feb. 18 meeting, the board authorized town officials to spend up to $12,500 on a preliminary study ... [Published Seacoast Online - Mar 20 2014]

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Shoals are is defined as a "characteristically long and narrow (linear) and develop where a stream, river, or ocean current promotes deposition of sediment and granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water"  according to Wikipedia
...Sandy s storm surge peaked at more than 20 feet. Dunes could make up the difference, but "the towns didn’t have to have dunes in the Army Corps project" he said. Now, that’s really bananas...
"We've discussed this with the governor's office of Recovery and Resiliency and the Department of Environmental Protection, and they all look at me like, 'Whoa! This is a big deal!" said Alan Blumberg, a professor at New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology. "Yes, it is a big deal. It can save lives and protect property.""
"FEMA has a very conservative approach to estimating wave action," said Mike Livingston, the town's Engineer and Planner. "They use the DIM (Direct Integration Method) model, a one dimensional software program to measure wave height. Their wave projection came over the sea wall and into the marsh."

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Cold snap could chill start of watermelon season [Published Clemson University - Apr 21 2014]
Annual flowering vinca deserves garden space [Published MSUcares.com - Apr 21 2014]
Citrus greening disease in Charleston, five yea... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 20 2014]
Regional disputes festering over sand [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 20 2014]
NJDOT: Double Creek Inlet Channel closed due to... [Published News Works - Apr 18 2014]
Ancestral Peanut Debuts at Old Village Post Hou... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 17 2014]
Army Corps delays the release of impact study [Published Sarasota Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Review of Berkeley report on Sandy dune failure... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 16 2014]
Zinnias are easy to grow, bring blooms to summer [Published MSUcares.com - Apr 14 2014]
GARY BACHMAN: Spring-flowering daffodils a gard... [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 11 2014]
Wreck blocking traffic in both directions on Sa... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 10 2014]
Wreck blocking traffic on Savannah Highway [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 10 2014]
Southern Gardening: Cold winter may provide sur... [Published Mississippi Press - Apr 07 2014]
The feds are bananas when it comes to Hurricane... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 03 2014]
New Coastal Research Organization Launched at S... [Published Newswise - Apr 01 2014]
Southern Gardening: Spring-flowering daffodils ... [Published Mississippi Press - Apr 01 2014]
Happy 90th birthday to former N.J. Gov. Brendan... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 01 2014]
Spring-flowering daffodils are a garden staple ... [Published MSUcares.com - Apr 01 2014]
State Sen. President Participates in Stockton C... [Published Galloway Patch - Mar 31 2014]
After Sandy, Feds Mull Plan for Artificial Islands [Published The Street Latest - Mar 30 2014]
Ways to combat bad bugs, disease and other prob... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Mar 29 2014]
After storm, US mulls artificial islands near NY [Published New Straits Times - Mar 29 2014]
After Sandy, feds mull plan for artificial islands [Published EveningSun.com - Mar 29 2014]
Surf injuries study uses Doppler [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Mar 28 2014]
GAUVIN: Keating and Aschettino unscrew Cape cap... [Published Barnstable Patriot - Mar 28 2014]
Wells to tell FEMA: Drop the new maps [Published Seacoast Online - Mar 27 2014]
Nasturtium is beautiful, tasty addition to gardens [Published MSUcares.com - Mar 24 2014]
Wells ponders FEMA flood map appeal [Published Seacoast Online - Mar 20 2014]
Florida lands 10 of the top 25 best beaches in ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 18 2014]
Oakleaf hydrangeas bring early spring flowers, ... [Published MSUcares.com - Mar 18 2014]
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Proof John Kerry's Claim of Global Warming Scie... [Published YID With LID - Feb 21 2014]
In a Feb. 16 speech in Indonesia, John Kerry beat up on people who are not drinking the climate change Kool Aid  calling them members of the "Flat Earth Society" for doubting climate change. He went on to claim the false meme that there is an overwhelming ...
"Holes in ASS as journal pulls two papers" [Published Environmental Economics - Nov 26 2013]
Just trying to keep environmental economics readers up to date with the latest retraction news:The journal Applied Surface Science (okay, so maybe it’s not called ASS at the home office) is retracting a pair of articles in its December issue. ...via retractionwatch.comHoles ...
Can Artificial Sand Dunes Save The Jersey Shore? [Published Think Progress - Nov 01 2013]
Rebuilding the boardwalk at Seaside Heights continues on June 23, 2013, eight months after much of it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. CREDIT: Liz Van Steenburgh On the morning after Superstorm Sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard, the New Jersey ...
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