The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s environmental review for wind energy off the N.C. coast is complete, allowing the process for lease sales to begin.
The National Park Service has signed off on the approvals needed for the state to begin construction of the 52-year old Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to decide by September 2018 whether the black-capped petrel will be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency has developed tools to help state and local governments plan for and adapt to the risks and effects of climate change.
The Kenan Institute at N.C. State will partner with North Carolina Sea Grant on a new collaborative research program focused on community collaborations.
The Corps of Engineers has released environmental statement and set a public hearing for a proposed terminal groin and renourishment project in Holden Beach.
Officials have extended the public review period for an application to build homes and a private bridge in an area of Sunset Beach that was once Mad Inlet.
A new study finds that rising seas will bring in the second half of this century frequent flooding at elevations now only inundated once in every 100 years.
A new report compiled by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate shows 2014 was the warmest year on record with sea levels and greenhouse gases at new highs.
Users of Google News can now find links to Coastal Review Online content in their personalized news feeds.
A U.S. appeals court has dismissed the state’s challenge of a 2010 EPA rule that limits fine-particle pollution from industry, autos and power plants.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is partnering with the National Academies to form an advisory committee for offshore energy environmental studies.
A U.S. Geological Survey study found that 58 percent of watersheds in the N.C. Coastal Plain where swine or poultry farms are located show measurable differences in water quality.
The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service demanding endangered species protections for the black-capped petrel.
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries asks fishermen and swimmers to take steps to avoid attracting sharks to areas and at times when people are swimming.
The National Park Service announced Tuesday a plan to modify wildlife-protection buffers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.