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US Virgin Islands Ratings
Indicator Type Information Status
Beach Access--
Water Quality--
Beach Erosion--
Erosion Response--
Beach Fill--
Shoreline Structures- -
Beach Ecology--
Surfing Areas--
Website--
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The State of the Beach report is being expanded to include the US Virgin Islands in 2011. Ratings will be assigned as the evaluation of the status of coastal policies and the coastal management program of the Virgin Islands progresses.

Policies

Inventory

The Fiscal Year 2017 Civil Works Budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides $4.62 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program. This budget lists proposed projects and the associated budget justification by state.

State, Territory, and Commonwealth Beach Nourishment Programs: A National Overview (2000) is a report NOAA/OCRM that provides an overview of the problem of beach erosion, various means of addressing this problem, and discusses issues regarding the use of beach nourishment. Section 2 of the report provides an overview of state, territorial, and commonwealth coastal management policies regarding beach nourishment and attendant funding programs. Appendix B provides individual summaries of 33 beach nourishment programs and policies.



State of the Beach Report: US Virgin Islands
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