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New living shorelines nationwide permit proposed

On June 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its list of proposed nationwide permits, including a new permit for living shorelines. Every five years, the USACE reauthorizes nationwide permits

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By: Niki Pace / Published: Jun 15, 2016

Keeping Pace with sea-level rise models

Last time I blogged I asked you to stay tuned for the upcoming document Keeping Pace: A short guide to navigating sea-level rise models. Well now I’m here to tell you that it’s out and ready for action!

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Jun 03, 2016

Ports contribute to community resilience

Ports play an important role in connecting sea and land operations. Ports are located at the land-sea interface where port and waterway managers live with the inevitable threat of natural hazards.

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 27, 2016

Hurricane tour calls us to be #HurricaneStrong

I had the chance to take part in the Hurricane Awareness Tour yesterday at Brookley Field in Mobile. There were three planes on display from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Air Force (Hurricane Hunters) and the U.S....

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: May 20, 2016

Surveys help establish wage rates for foreign guest workers

Seafood processing is a major economic activity in the states of Mississippi and Alabama. Seafood processing created total economic impacts amounting to $228 million in sales and provided 3,300 jobs to workers in the two states in 2012. The...

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By: Benedict C. Posadas, Ph.D. / Published: May 12, 2016