Trying to Shame Dune Holdouts at Jersey Shore

Surf City, NJ. Photo source: ©© Michael Napoleon


Some oceanfront properties owners have refused to grant easements to allow the federal government to build a massive dune along a 50-mile stretch of the Jersey Shore. Without the protective ridge of sand, engineers predict it is only a matter of time before homes, neighborhoods, even entire communities are wiped out by rising seas.

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