Press Releases

RAE supports 2021 Living Shorelines Act

On June 29, a diverse group of U.S. Senators, including Alex Padilla (D-CA), Chris Murphy (D-CT) , and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), joined Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) to introduce legislation aimed at protecting coastal communities from seal level rise and stronger storms caused by climate change.  Click here to read the…

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RAE supports Coastal Program reauthorization

On June 28, Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jennifer González-Colón (R-P.R.), along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), have introduced legislation that would reauthorize the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Coastal Program.  Click here to read the full press release from Rep. Huffman’s Office.

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RAE supports Huffman Bill on blue carbon

Restore America’s Estuaries is proud to support the Blue Carbon Protection Act, proposed in June 2021. The bill would establish a dedicated blue carbon program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and provide dedicated funding to protect blue carbon ecosystems.  Read the full press release from Rep. Huffman’s…

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RAE supports bipartisan blue carbon legislation

On April 22, a bipartisan group of representatives, including co-chairs of the Congressional Estuaries Caucus Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Bill Posey (R-FL), and Brian Mast (R-FL), introduced the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act. The bipartisan legislation leverages the power of our ocean and estuaries to help mitigate the effects of…

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NOAA-Funded Toolkit Empowers Citizen-Driven Coastal Actions

Restore America’s Estuaries and NOAA Launch Coastal Restoration Toolkit Washington, D.C. — Today, Restore America’s Estuaries and NOAA launched Coastal Restoration Toolkit ( restoreyourcoast.org ), a new website that provides resources and project examples for both citizen-driven and organizational coastal restoration projects. Since nearly 50% of the U.S. population live…

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