The Corps of Engineers is set to study what to do with the old navigational locks and dams on the Cape Fear River, such as demolish them or let the state or local governments take ownership.
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The Army Corps of Engineers said no to a beach nourishment project for all of the Bogue Banks oceanfront, except Fort Macon State Park, eastern Atlantic Beach and western Emerald Isle.
Rep. Walter Jones says he has secured an additional $12.6 million from the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Morehead City Harbor this year.
The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing Audubon North Carolina, has filed a legal challenge to the Corps of Engineers’ approval of a terminal groin at Ocean Isle Beach.
Ocean Isle Beach has the federal permit needed to build an estimated $5.7 million terminal groin at the erosion-prone east end of the Brunswick County town.
The Corps of Engineers has approved the first nationwide permit for the construction and maintenance of living shorelines, streamlining the approval process for waterfront property owners.
The Army Corps of Engineers has released its final environmental study on Figure Eight Island’s proposed terminal groin project, and island homeowners have applied for a permit to build the structure at Rich Inlet.
The Army Corps of Engineers has completed its final environmental study related to the proposed terminal groin at the east end of Ocean Isle Beach.
The Army Corps of Engineers is considering a plan to shift the channel in Beaufort Inlet westward, away from Shackleford Banks and closer to Fort Macon, to address shoaling problems.
Town leaders are now banking on the construction of a 750-foot terminal groin to fend off further erosion on the east end of the island.
After a three-month investigation, the Army Corps of Engineers thinks illegal ditching may have affected 6,500 acres of wetlands in Hofmann Forest.
The N.C. Coastal Federation’s request for information spurred the Army Corps of Engineers to investigate possible illegal ditching of wetlands in the Hofmann Forest.