As California beaches reopen, seawall construction becomes legislative battleground

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In a move this month that outraged environmentalists and caught coastal regulators off guard, a Republican senator pushed forward

Shore fix in Cane unlikely to last, experts say, BVI


Coastal development and erosion. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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About a month ago, excavations began along the beach in the north end of Cane Garden Bay as part of a government project designed to protect a shoreline that …

Holden Beach Says ‘No’ to Terminal Groin, NC

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“Terminal groins are shore-perpendicular structures built in attempt to slow erosion. When a groin works as intended, sand moving along the beach in the so-called downdrift direction is trapped on the updrift side of the groin, causing