August DC Update

On the 9th episode, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi talk about issues related to building dunes on federal beach nourishment projects, Trump’s talk of buying Greenland, the peak of hurricane season and much more before appropriations takes over Congress when it returns after the August recess.

Debriefing the 2019 Budget Deal & More

On this episode, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi break down the latest developments in Federal coastal policy and politics. This month, they look at the details of the recent budget deal between Congress and the Whitehouse, discuss the Coastal Barrier Resources Act, and talk about the flooding in the Mid-West and the water levels of…

June Appropriations Update & More

This month, Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi provide an update on the Energy & Water and Interior appropriations process, bring us up to speed on an extension of the Nation Flood Insurance Program and some reforms, an important Supreme Court decision regarding property takings, and a new study showing that despite increased funding for dredging,…

Trump Budget Breakdown & More

On this episode of the WaterLog Podcast, co-hosts Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi examine whether Trump’s ‘Better Budget for America’ is really a better budget, considering almost zero attention is given to the coasts and 50% of our population lives there.  They also take up NFIP reform and new data on the value of coastal…

Shutdown Deep Dive

On this inaugural episode of the WaterLog Podcast, D.C. insiders Howard Marlowe and Dan Ginolfi dive into the government shutdown and discuss its immediate impacts, future consequences, and the origins of the budget impasse. Then, Howard and Dan look ahead to the 116 Congress and highlight possible actions that will impact coastal funding and policy.