Panel Rejects Plan for Matunuck Retaining wall, Rhodes Island

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East Matunuck State Beach, RI. Photo source: ©© Johnmcq


A state environmental panel has rejected plans by South Kingstown officials to build a 200-foot retaining wall to protect the only road leading in and out of Matunuck, RI, from beach erosion.

Several environmental groups opposed the roadside seawall, saying it would add to the erosion problems…

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