Situated among the trees and mountains along the scenic Hudson River, Kingston, New York seems far away from the salty blue waves of the Atlantic and South Florida. Yet, just 100 miles inland from the World Trade Center, at the southern tip of Manhattan where New York meets the Atlantic, the Tidal Waterfront Flooding Task Force of the Kingston Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) has begun to plan a strategy to manage the inevitable effects of a rising…Continue
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Workers prepare the concrete cap for replacement of one of many
seawalls damaged during Hurricane Sandy along the beach in Manalapan.
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Days of pounding waves during Hurricane Sandy left much of Delray Beach eroded. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
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By Steve Plunkett
Boca Raton plans to create a special assessment district on the barrier island to guarantee it has money for future beach renourishment.
Municipal Services Director Bob DiChristopher gave preliminary figures at the City Council’s goal-setting sessions May 2, 3 and 15, noting that beach properties are valued at $2.2 billion so a special assessment of $1 per $1,000 would raise $2.2 million a year.
“We’re trying to amortize it over a 10-year…
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By Kelly Wolfe
The U.S. Supreme Court in June affirmed a ruling that said when public money is used for beach re-nourishment, the beach then becomes publicly owned, despite
deeds indicating buyers owned the beach down to the high water mark.
The ruling is confusing to…Continue
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