Coastal Care

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Day: August 18, 2014

The Army Corps of Engineers Moves Forward With 50-Year Project

The Army Corps of Engineers Moves Forward With 50-Year Project

After more than a decade of work and research, a project report that aims to keep Bogue Banks beaches nourished for the next five decades has been submitted for final comment. The estimated cost for the initial project construction and the reoccurring nourishment projects over the next 50 years is $266,783,000. Since 2001, the project cost the county $2,947,503.

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A New Frontier for Fracking:  Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region’s rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns about the impact of fracking in more fragile northern environments.

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A New Look At What’s In ‘Fracking’ Fluids Raises Red Flags

A New Look At What’s In ‘Fracking’ Fluids Raises Red Flags

Scientists are getting to the bottom of what’s in fracking fluids, with some troubling results.

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Project Serves Up Big Data To Guide Managing America’s Coastal Waters

Project Serves Up Big Data To Guide Managing America’s Coastal Waters

Researchers have given a sweeping assessment to understand how human activities are affecting estuaries, the nation’s sounds, bays, gulfs and bayous. This study of the changes in land cover, river flow, pollution and nutrient levels offers a comprehensive look at the state of America’s estuaries.

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