Below excerpts are from an August 13th article in The Southampton Press. The full article is available here.
Suffolk County took quite a blow from Isaias last week. And if the track of the hurricane-turned-tropical-storm was 50 miles farther east when it hit us, it would have been much worse here. Continue reading A Choice Was Made
Below excerpts are from a March 8th article in Newsday. The full article is available here.
Another beautiful Long Island beach is eroding. This one is in the village of Quogue.
It’s no surprise.
The beach is eroding because of the sandbags placed on it. That’s what always happens with sandbags. They were put on the beach in Quogue to protect the pricey oceanfront homes behind them. Continue reading Rethink Plans to Protect Beaches
Below excerpts are from a July 7th article in The Los Angeles Times. The full article is available here.
The coastline is eroding with every tide and storm, but everything built before we knew better is fixed in place with nowhere to go…
There are only so many ways to play against the rising sea. Seawalls are one option, but they come with a hidden cost — forcing the sand before them to wash away. For every new seawall protecting a home or a road, a beach for the people is sacrificed. Continue reading California Against the Sea