Beach replenishment is one of the only tools in the Army Corps of Engineers’ toolbox, not to mention the largest. We have said it deserves a critical eye for quite some time now, and Delaware Beach Life magazine did just that ...

The big news this week was that the Transportation Security Administration, TSA, failed 95% of tests where undercover agents brought weapons, fake bomb parts and contraband through airport security screening. Why is a website dedicated ...

Beach replenishment has always been expensive, and we can distinctly remember a project in 2008 when the cost reached the $10 million-a-mile mark. So we found it astounding that the recent beachfill in Monmouth County from Loch Arbour ...

Oh boy, this sure does complicate things. Now big beach businesses are pushing back, against big beach replenishment and dune projects; not just single family homeowners. For the record, the lawyer quoted in this article actually seems ...

Natural dunes are something that everyone in a coastal community supports. Man-made dunes, the kind the Army Corps of Engineers builds, have less support often because they are less effective, they are often part of bad beachfill ...

Wallops Island, Virginia is a NASA base. The people who work there are rocket scientists, literally. But instead of moving the barrier island facility to a place it will be safe from sea level rise, they have spent $100 million on new ...

To raise awareness about rising seas, Delaware environmental groups are holding an entire week of events regarding sea level rise. http://www.sosdelaware.org Great video on the site as well

NJ Future brings you a screening of the excellent film about beach Replenishment, Shored Up. The film will be shown in Rumson on September 20, 2014 at the Holy Cross School 40 Rumson Road, 7PM to 9PM. This is right next to Sea Bright, ...

You know they add sand to a beach to prevent flooding. But we have already explained how that doesn’t really work unless dunes are built too. However, here is a case where beachfill caused flooding. Carol Gorga Williams in the ...

Despite its “mom and apple pie” reputation, there are many coastal dwellers and users who do not thing beach replenishment is so great.  In this edition – anglers.  AP story by Wayne Parry here.   We find it ...