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NOAA Groundbreaking for Rhode Island Marine Operations Center

5/13/2024 - By A May 6 groundbreaking event in Rhode Island marked the start of building a new $146.7 million marine operations center for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The future homeport of the NOAA Marine Operations Center-Atlantic is planned for Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island, where the U.S. Navy awarded $146,778,932 to… SEE MORE
Restoration and conservation project planning in Maine’s Scarborough Marsh — one of the coastal zone management projects recommended for funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law — will improve public access and protect areas for marsh migration. (Image credit: Scarborough Land Trust)

Biden-Harris Administration announces $123 million for coastal habitat restoration through Investing in America agenda

5/7/2024 - By Funding will support NOAA’s efforts to increase community resilience to climate change and extreme weather events. Today, Assistant to the President for Science & Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar and Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere… SEE MORE
Juvenile Chinook salmon. Salmon habitat will be restored as part of the proposed settlement. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Portland, OR Settlement Benefits Salmon, Coastal Habitats, & the Public

3/13/2024 - By On November 1, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a proposed settlement of approximately $33 million to compensate the public for decades of hazardous substance releases and oil discharges into Oregon's Portland Harbor and Willamette River. The proposed settlement addresses the liability of over 20 responsible parties for… SEE MORE

A Timeline of U.S. Bass Fishing

3/11/2024 - By The history of bass fishing in the United States can be traced back to the early 1800s, when technological advancement was peaking during the industrial revolution. It started with the construction and enhancement of fishing reels, and from there, the sport’s popularity skyrocketed. Wealthy merchants and anglers like… SEE MORE

$4.3 Million Will Support Habitat Restoration in Coastal Louisiana

3/7/2024 - By The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program has approved more than $4.3 million in funding for the NOAA-sponsored South Delacroix Marsh Creation Project. NOAA works through CWPPRA to restore habitat and support resilient communities and sustainable fisheries along the Louisiana coast. Funding will support engineering and design of… SEE MORE