The South Carolina Senate and House have concluded pre-filing for the 2014 Legislative Session.
S.890 deals with beachfront management, so we called on Mary Shahid from our Charleston office for review. Mary...more
In 2008, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order calling for the development of a statewide strategy and ordered state agencies to plan for sea level rise impacts. And Oct. 14, following Gov. Jerry Brown's...more
Earlier today, I posted about the political difficulties inherent in reforming flood insurance programs to avoid subsidizing those who choose to live in coastal areas subject to flooding. When even Democratic legislators...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. Florida distastefully remembers 2005 when four hurricanes — Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne — roared...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. ...more
I found this column by Paul Mulshine in The Star Ledger interesting.
"It’s no day at the beach for the enviro-puritans" -
Putting politics aside, what does Sandy foretell for New Jersey’s coastal regions? Does it...more
The New York Times reported today that Governor Cuomo is proposing to spend $400 million to buy out owners of property to avoid a recurrence of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. I have to say that I have been persuaded...more