Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Resilient shores

Research explores how to co-exist with rising tides

Princeton

Princeton University

A group of researchers from Princeton University are aiming for no less than a reinvention of flood hazard planning for the East Coast, rejecting the strict dividing line between land and water that coastal planners historically have imposed and favoring development of "amphibious suburbs."

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Improvement for Pa.'s Allegheny River water

Valley News-Dispatch

A new Pennsylvania water study shows increasing quality in area rivers — including a 90 percent decline of metals in the lower Allegheny River in the past two decades.

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Failed projects lead to loss of Mass.’s wetlands

New England Center for Investigative Reporting

Three decades ago, Massachusetts became a darling of the environmental movement for requiring developers to replace virtually every square foot of wetlands they destroyed. Today, the state’s landscape is pocked with hundreds of examples of that policy’s failure, an examination has found.

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