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AEG Coastal Hazards Forum – Call for Abstracts

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Storms, tsunamis and rising sea levels threaten U.S. coastal communities, ecosystems, and economies. Much of the nation’s existing coastal infrastructure must be adapted to expected future conditions or relocated away from hazards. New coastal development and post-storm reconstruction must be planned, sited and maintained with coastal geologic hazards clearly in mind. The Coastal Hazards Technical […]

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Availability of Technical Guidance for Risk-Based Environmental Remediation of Sites

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Session Law 2105-286 expanded the availability of risk-based environmental cleanup to virtually all regulated sites (excluding those subject to remediation under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014 and the requirements of animal waste management systems). Guidance on the administrative requirements for pursuing risk-based remediation under the amended statutes (G.S. 130A 310.68 through 310.77) was […]

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AGI & Partners Publish Policy Recommendations for New Administration

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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has signed a new consensus document, Geoscience Policy Recommendations for the New Administration and the 115th Congress. The document outlines strategies for achieving shared national interests in which geoscience plays a key role, offering recommendations around five high-level thematic areas: Enhancing National and Homeland Security Increasing Economic Prosperity Securing Resources […]