Contrary to what we heard coming out of the legislature the last few weeks, those in the insurance industry say the state’s policy on sea-level rise will have no affect on property or flood insurance rates.
Come enter the aquatic world of this Buxton resident and freediver who uses his camera to take intimate photos of the denizens of the not so deep.
The redevelopment of former housing units at the old Coast Guard station in Buxton cleared a major hurdle.
Soured by what they view as onerous government restrictions on fishing, boating and beach driving, Outer Banks divers are skeptical of a any expansion of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.
Legal wrangling over a federal permit at Rose Acre Farms has spurred legislators in Raleigh to change state law and could affect future monitoring of water pollutants at the massive egg plant.
Neighbors of the old Coast Guard base in Buxton worry about stormwater controls after developers announce plans to buy and restore the property.
The residents of East Lake told N.C. DOT this week what they thought about a proposed widening of U.S. 64 in Dare County that would force them from their homes and their ancestors from their graves.
Currituck County is the latest place where opponents to something called UN Agenda 21 rose up to oppose a local planning initiative.
That’s the metaphor one scientist uses to describe a rising Atlantic Ocean that could dramatically alter the geography of the N.C. coast this century.
The draft environmental impact statement for the proposed widening of U.S. 64 in Tyrrell and Dare counties contains 19 alternatives and describes numerous conflicts and tradeoffs.
As the residents of East Lake see it, the last leg of the proposed U.S 64 widening project is threatening to all but wipe their little community off the map, and they say there’s not even a good reason for it.
Two severe cuts in N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island inflicted by Hurricane Irene were the most recent illustrations of the road’s vulnerability to erosion and storm damage, renewing questions about the futility of fixing such a vulnerable highway, especially in an era of a rapidly rising sea.
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management is grappling with many unknowns as it works with applicants to implement a new state law that allows as many as four small jetties, called terminal groins, to be built at inlets along the beach.