Dredging Plan Ignites New Sand Skirmish

beach-renourishment
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, renourishing Dewey, Rehoboth, and Bethany, Delaware beaches. Photo source: ©© Ann Cameron Siegal / U.S Army

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The latest skirmish in the ongoing Sand Wars is being waged on unfamiliar terrain and pits a new opponent against an unusual alliance of adversaries.

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