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Hurricane Zeta Forms in the Atlantic as it Moves Toward the Gulf Coast

10/27/2020 - By Jeff Berardelli. The 2020 hurricane season continues to overachieve as Hurricane Zeta formed Monday as it heads toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The storm is taking a track similar to Hurricane Delta, striking near Cozumel, Mexico, and then heading towards the Northern Gulf Coast. Zeta was located about 45 miles south-southeast… SEE MORE

King Tides and Sea-level Rise are Flooding Communities Along the East Coast

10/21/2020 - By Matthew Cappucci. Despite tranquil weather to start this week, flooding has affected coastal communities from the Florida Keys to Maine. Long stretches of shoreline along the East Coast were inundated, water levels running a foot or more above normal. The swollen sea temporarily claimed streets, parking lots and public… SEE MORE
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Coast Guard, Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources Overseeing Cleanup of Oil on Broadkill Beach

10/21/2020 - The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are responding to, and overseeing the cleanup of oil patties that washed ashore on Broadkill Beach, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a relayed call made by DNREC to the Coast Guard National Response Center… SEE MORE
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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan Bill to Clean Up Marine Debris

10/8/2020 - Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation led by House Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Don Young (R-AK) along with Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to strengthen the federal response to marine debris. Save Our Seas 2.0 –… SEE MORE