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Coastal Contractor: An Ending — and a Beginning

This is the last Coastal Connection email newsletter. But JLC's coverage of resilient shoreline construction will continue. More

Beaufort, S.C., Still Working With Outdated Flood Maps
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Beaufort, S.C., Still Working With Outdated Flood Maps

FEMA's flood insurance map updates haven't reached every part of South Carolina's... More

Maine Landlord Draws Jail Term in Fatal Fire
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Maine Landlord Draws Jail Term in Fatal Fire

After finding a Portland, Maine, landlord not guilty of manslaughter, a state... More

New Satellites Will Sharpen NASA's Weather Vision
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New Satellites Will Sharpen NASA's Weather Vision

High-tech new eyes in the sky will help NASA track hurricane formation and wind... More

Hurricane Matthew Leaves Lingering Legacy of Damage
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Hurricane Matthew Leaves Lingering Legacy of Damage

Beaches, roads, and homes from Florida to Virginia are still awaiting repair More

Young New Yorkers Squeeze Into Modified Spaces
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Young New Yorkers Squeeze Into Modified Spaces

Fitting four roommates into a one-bedroom apartment takes ingenuity—and motivation. More

Louisiana Disappointed With Federal Flood Aid Amount
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Louisiana Disappointed With Federal Flood Aid Amount

The state wants more money, but doesn't have a detailed plan for spending it. More

Hey — Got Any Sand?
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Hey — Got Any Sand?

Some beach-town economies rest on a foundation of sand. The problem? It keeps... More

Boston Mayor Walsh Pushes Trench Safety Rule
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Boston Mayor Walsh Pushes Trench Safety Rule

Following two deaths in a flooded trench, Marty Walsh wants the city to have power... More

Building Departments Get Busy as Charleston Booms
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Building Departments Get Busy as Charleston Booms

In Charleston, South Carolina, building officials are hustling to keep up with a... More

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