Coastal Care

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Day: January 18, 2013

University of Vermont Joins Other Colleges in Banning Bottled Water

University of Vermont Joins Other Colleges in Banning Bottled Water

The University of Vermont recently became America’s largest public institution to enact a campus-wide ban on plastic water bottles. If more colleges and universities ban plastic water bottles on their campuses, the bottling industry may be forced to seek other markets.

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Record High Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish: TEPCO

Record High Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish: TEPCO

A fish contaminated with radiation levels more than 2,500 times the legal limit has been caught near Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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A Look at the Challenges of Rebuilding the Jersey Shore

A Look at the Challenges of Rebuilding the Jersey Shore

Pr Rob Young, director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines at Western Carolina University in NC, where the coastline has been battered by hurricanes for many years, talks about beach nourishment, the perils of rebuilding along the Jersey shore, and some mitigation measures the state is looking at…

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Cost of West Coast Marine Debris Cleanup Exceeds $500 Million Annually

Cost of West Coast Marine Debris Cleanup Exceeds $500 Million Annually

According to a recent EPA-sponsored study, the annual cost of marine debris cleanup programs on the west coast of the U.S. is likely more than a half a billion dollars.

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Experts Urge Caution As $50 Billion In Sandy Aid Passes House

Experts Urge Caution As $50 Billion In Sandy Aid Passes House

The House of Representatives passed a bill this week to spend $50 billion to help states struck by Hurricane Sandy. Several billion dollars are pegged for projects to reduce risk of future storms, and this alarmes some scientists who studied what happens to structures built along coastlines…

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