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Dredging the Coast Is Making Flooding Worse, a New Study Says

Climate change is the main culprit behind nuisance flooding, but human alterations to coastal areas that deepen shipping channels or fill in wetlands may be exacerbating the problem by as much as 27%, according to a new study published today …

Dredge Scarcity Could Make Rebuilding Coast Slower, Costly

NEW ORLEANS — Just as Louisiana begins an ambitious slate of projects to rebuild its crumbling coastline, the essential ingredients — sea sand and river silt — will be harder to come by. That’s not because these materials are rare; …

Harvey Recovery Will Include Dredging of Parts of San Jacinto River

Anglers at Kingwood’s River Grove Park couldn’t see the opposite bank of the San Jacinto River as they cast their lines into its murky water one recent morning. The view was obscured by a wall of sand pushed into the …

Sinkhole Shuts Down Part of Northeastern Ohio Road

A sinkhole that consumed part of Ohio Route 516 is being described by the Dover fire chief as about four-football-fields big, and a highway official says he has never seen such a thing. Officials told WKYC-TV in Cleveland that the …