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July 2022 – News from Our Coasts

7/18/2022 - COASTAL NEWS FOR JULY Updates from US Harbors In August we honor the dedication and courage of the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard traces its founding to an act of Congress on August 4, 1790, which is why on this day we celebrate the courageous work of these service… SEE MORE
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Cleanup of the Gowanus Canal “Inadequate” Says EPA

7/15/2022 - By Brownstoner A federal official has said that current and future residents of Gowanus should know that the ongoing cleanup of the Gowanus Canal is “inadequate,” and will remain that way until the city finishes construction on two behind-schedule sewage retention tanks. “[We should be] getting the message out to… SEE MORE
Boat in Lighting Strike - USCG Boating Safety Magazine

Safety 101: Getting Caught in a Lightening Storm

7/11/2022 - By BoatUS Powerful, dangerous, highly unpredictable — all are common descriptions of lightning storms. A direct strike that results only in ringing ears and a few roasted electronics would be considered lucky. Unlucky would be through-hulls blown out, a sunk boat or worse — possibly serious injury or death. Many… SEE MORE
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Everything You Need To Know About Red Tide

7/8/2022 - By NOAA Harmful algal blooms, or HABs, occur when colonies of algae—simple plants that live in the sea and freshwater—grow out of control while producing toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, and birds. The human illnesses caused by HABs, though rare, can be debilitating or even… SEE MORE