Multiagency partners enhance Chesapeake Bay coastline under Hurr
Jim Gunn, Coastal Design and Construction, Inc. Captain, and marine construction contractor, navigates the Chesapeake Bay towards a pelican pod during a multiagency tour of shoreline protection projects permitted along sections of Rhodes Point, at Smith Island, Somerset County, Md., Oct. 7, 2021. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s Regulatory Program worked with project proponents to protect vulnerable sections of Chesapeake Bay coastline for a Hurricane Sandy Resiliency project post construct. Through the regulatory review process, USACE is responsible for evaluating coastal resilience actions that aim to protect the Nation’s aquatic resources through fair and balanced permitting decisions. (U.S. Army photo by Greg Nash)