Officials Seek Public Comment On Beach Renourishment Project, California

San Clemente beach, California. Photo source: ©© DB2


Southern California residents have two weeks left to comment on the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project.

The study runs 7.5 miles along the california shoreline of San Clemente, and the plan would add an initial 251,000 cubic yards of sand with more added every six years or about eight times over a 50-year period. The initial plan is budgeted for $11.1 million with the federal government paying $7.22 million. In 2011 dollars, the project will cost $84.9 million over the 50-year lifespan…

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