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September 11, 2014

OCMD to restrict smoking on beaches and boardwalk.

BREAKING NEWS: OC Council Votes 4-3 To Restrict Smoking On Beach, Boardwalk
After a presentation this afternoon at City Hall, the Ocean City Council voted 4-3 to move to ordinance form smoking regulations for the beach and Boardwalk.
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September 11, 2014

BODYBOARDING BANNED IN ROCKAWAY BEACH, NY

NYC Parks Department makes dubious history for ocean-facing international cities following Bertha.

By Matt Pruett


The NYC Parks department just outlawed the use of bodyboards at city beaches.
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September 11, 2014

Looks like Holland might be getting an ocean outfall pipe, too.

 

Photo from Surfrider Foundation Holland’s post

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July 23, 2014

Editorial on Outfall Pipe

The Cape Gazette Editorial Board is calling for a decision on the proposed Rehoboth Ocean Outfall pipe and we could not agree more. We hope that decision involves something besides ocean outfall, besides bay outfall and the state steps up and handles any difference in cost.  
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July 22, 2014

Artesian CEO Weighs in on Outfall Pipe – Cape Gazette

The letters keep coming to the Cape Gazette about the controversial proposal for an ocean outfall pipe from the Rehoboth Sewage treatment Plant.  This one is from the CEO of Artesian Resources Company…
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July 18, 2014

Rosner on Outfall Pipe in Cape Gazette

Super chapter activist Gregg Rosner is all over the Rehoboth outfall pipe campaign and he is not letting up. See his most recent letter in the Cape Gazette including all the reasons the state could reject the pipe proposal. 
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July 18, 2014

Rehoboth Outfall Issue, Undecided, Hits the Campaign Trail

The State of Delaware has still not made a decision on the proposed Rehoboth Beach ocean outfall pipe.  But the issue is on the mind of those running for Mayor in Rehoboth Beach.
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July 15, 2014

Delaware’s beach building line stuck in past

Molly Murray, The News Journal – 10:52 p.m. EDT July 9, 2014

A lot has changed along the Delaware coast over the last 33 years, but the building line, a benchmark to protect sand dunes and keep homes and buildings out of them, is not one of them.

In recent months, a panel of building officials, coastal residents, contractors and state regulators have been meeting to look at a regulatory revision…Full Story

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July 11, 2014

Did you see this Sundays Delaware News Journal?!?! FRONT PAGE

We know you saw Sunday’s Delaware News Journal FRONT PAGE story on the Rehoboth Outfall controversy.  But did you see the  fantastic spread of TEAM SURFGIMP on the inside. A great edition for lovers of our coast.

 

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July 11, 2014

Researchers seek to stem tide of surf injuries

By Ryan Mavity | Jul 11, 2014

Beebe reports early summer surf injuries double over last year.

Researchers with Delaware Sea Grant, Beebe Healthcare and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are studying surf conditions to develop a model to better prevent surf injuries.

Doctors at Beebe Healthcare’s emergency department report surf injuries in June were double last year’s total for the month… Full Story