Beach News

Overview


Beach News is a courtesy service provided by the Carteret County Shore Protection Office that furnishes on-line news relevant to the beaches of North Carolina with special emphasis to Carteret County.  Please visit http://www.carteretcountync.gov/list.aspx if you wish to be added to or removed from the "Beach News" distribution list.   Recent "Beach News" is provided below.


BEACH NEWS for 2021

1/20/2021
1st SUBMERGED PIPELINE SET; PHOTOS; FEBRAURY 12th CONTINUES TO BE THE START DATE
Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Phase III)
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/827/

Old Ferry Channel dredging underway, Emerald Isle beach project delayed
https://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_4efccee8-59b6-11eb-a258-efda33aee324.html

Court rules in favor of DeBordieu Colony's beach nourishment plan (SC)
https://wpde.com/news/local/court-rules-in-favor-of-debordieu-colonys-beach-nourishment-plan

1/18/2021
PAUSE IN OPERATIONS
Morehead City Harbor Dredging – Ft. Macon/Atlantic Beach Nourishment
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/826/

Lawsuit seeks more protection for endangered right whales
https://www.thecoastlandtimes.com/2021/01/15/lawsuit-seeks-more-protection-for-endangered-right-whales/

Judge rules for homeowners in beach easement suits (SC)
https://coastalobserver.com/judge-rules-for-homeowners-in-beach-easement-suits/

Feds seek to add marsh and undeveloped islands near Folly to protection program (SC)
https://www.postandcourier.com/news/feds-seek-to-add-marsh-and-undeveloped-islands-near-folly-to-protection-program/article_e27020ce-5440-11eb-8068-27250e0a7589.html 

Emerald Isle concurs with decision to reject federal beach nourishment plan
https://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_d5fe7dbe-574b-11eb-9903-17bf004bc5cd.html

1/13/2021
MOBILIZATION SCHEDULE GENERALLY THE SAME, START DATE PUSHED TO FEBRAURY 12th
Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Phase III)
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/827/

Mount Pleasant leaders push back on Crab Bank renourishment location (SC)
https://www.live5news.com/2021/01/11/mount-pleasant-leaders-push-back-crab-bank-renourishment-location/

Atlantic Beach voices support for county’s existing beach master plan
https://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_1f5de806-5511-11eb-aacf-eb8d3d097fc4.html

1/12/2021
PROJECT START!
Morehead City Harbor Dredging – Ft. Macon/Atlantic Beach Nourishment
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/826/

1/11/2021
In Nags Head, questions on beach nourishment funds
https://www.outerbanksvoice.com/2021/01/08/in-nags-head-questions-over-beach-nourishment-funding/ 

Charleston needs to better plan how Army Corps wall fits into the city, consultant says
https://www.postandcourier.com/news/charleston-needs-to-better-plan-how-army-corps-wall-fits-into-the-city-consultant-says/article_29e52452-4075-11eb-a0f9-5ff80af41bfa.html

Federal spending bill makes way for local beach projects
https://portcitydaily.com/local-news/2021/01/07/federal-spending-bill-makes-way-for-local-beach-projects/ 


1/6/2021
LOOKING TO START THE LAST WEEK OF JANUARY   
Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Phase III)
http://www.carteretcountync.gov/827/

Fort Macon, other locations accepting natural Christmas trees
https://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_553d74ae-4ea0-11eb-9123-0730df081566.html 

Long-Term Plans Ahead for Shifting Sands
https://www.coastalreview.org/2021/01/long-term-plans-ahead-for-shifting-sands/


1/2/2021
Beach nourishment decisions loom for Dare commissioners
https://www.thecoastlandtimes.com/2021/01/01/beach-nourishment-decisions-loom-for-dare-commissioners/

North Topsail Beach homeowners reuse Christmas trees to build up dunes
https://portcitydaily.com/local-news/2020/12/29/north-topsail-beach-homeowners-reuse-christmas-trees-to-build-up-dunes/ 

The 2020 Battle Over SC Public Beach Access and Parking Ends the Year in a Draw
https://www.postandcourier.com/news/the-2020-battle-over-sc-public-beach-access-and-parking-ends-the-year-in-a/article_030c5b42-43a5-11eb-8829-7bc110d39758.html