Late September 2017 Update

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Updated WaterLog Coastal Website

I want to take a minute to invite you to check out our newly revamped website.  The layout is cleaner, clearer, and more user friendly than ever.  Please give it a test-drive at waterlog.net. At Alden Street Consulting, we used our 35 years of experience working with coastal communities and Congress to develop this resource…

Perspectives on the Storms & What Happens Next

We will be recovering from Harvey and Irma for a surprisingly long time because of the size of these major storms.  They are reminders of our continued vulnerability to the ravages of strong winds and high waves, but they are also tokens of the progress we have made in developing more resilient coastal communities.  I…

Early September 2017 Update

Amidst the strange but welcome bipartisanship of the last 36 hours, led by President Trump, the Senate has approved a measure that doubles the initial aid package for Hurricane Harvey to $15.25 billion.  Harvey will require much more Federal aid, and Irma even more.  FYI: The Corps will need a supplemental appropriation to respond with…