Robert Young: Seaward of Common Sense? SC Needs to Put an End to Building on the Beach

Robert Young: Seaward of Common Sense? SC Needs to Put an End to Building on the Beach

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Sand bags and beach erosion at Isle of Palms, Charleston County, South Carolina. Photo source: ©© Kevin Oliver

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South Carolina’s beautiful beaches are a vital component of this state’s economy. Managing them wisely is critical to the health of the economy and to ensuring that state and local tax dollars are not wasted on futile efforts to protect homes needlessly placed in areas of obvious high hazard…

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