Latest Harbors News

AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

Jun. 14, 2018 10:10 PM EDT

MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had long since...

Officials continue repairing USS Arizona Memorial

Jun. 9, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service is working as fast as possible to reopen access to the USS Arizona Memorial after cracks were discovered last month on the floating concrete pier near the metal access ramp, officials said. Visitors to the memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu are taken on a...

House backs $3 billion bill to boost ports, dams, harbors

Jun. 6, 2018 10:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday night approved a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects. The Water Resources Development Act would authorize a host of projects nationwide, including...

Report: Boston harbor barrier could take 30 years, cost $12B

May. 30, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A harbor barrier to protect Boston from rising seas and increased flooding due to climate change could cost nearly $12 billion and take more than 30 years to complete, according to a new analysis from the University of Massachusetts-Boston. The researchers cautioned city leaders from pursuing...