Category: coastal work

Setbacks for sustainability

High energy waves and storm surge inundates the South Sound area of Grand Cayman on 6 February, 2024 VIEW the interactive coastal setback map On February 6th 2024, the Cayman Islands experienced a Nor’wester with high seas and near gale force winds. Unfortunately many coastal properties, across the islands suffered damage as a result, with

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Port Zeus EIA Timeline Correction

The DoE has received some enquiries about the status and timeline of the Port Zeus (Brac Marina Village) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) following the publication of a story in the Cayman Compass. The information provided in the Compass article incorrectly attributes a 9 month delay to the DoE/Environmental Assessment Board, however the months-long gap was

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Royal Palms Seawall Cleanup – Nov 28 2022

The Department of Environment (DoE) has been in discussions with Dart around the Royal Palms site since Tropical Storm Ian passed near the Cayman Islands. The majority of Cayman was spared significant damage, with one notable exception being vulnerable coastal developments such as the Royal Palms site. The damage incurred under relatively mild storm conditions

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