Erosion Control

A Wedge in the Sand: Nature Intervenes in Construction Line Controversy
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A Wedge in the Sand: Nature Intervenes in Construction Line Controversy

Hurricane Matthew moved the battle lines on Kiawah Island's controversial Captain... More

Spit Take: Amid Controversy, South Carolina Revises Shoreline Development Law
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Spit Take: Amid Controversy, South Carolina Revises Shoreline Development Law

Under the new law, wider beaches won't mean more shorefront construction. More

Shore Towns Rush to Restore Beaches for Summer Crowds
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Shore Towns Rush to Restore Beaches for Summer Crowds

For some coastal communities, improving the beach is an economic issue. More

North Carolina Okays Sandbags on Beaches
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North Carolina Okays Sandbags on Beaches

A scientist argues that the new sandbag policy will worsen beach erosion More

Beach Erosion Puts a Strain on North Carolina Town
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Beach Erosion Puts a Strain on North Carolina Town

North Topsail Beach is spending thousands on emergency sandbags to reinforce the... More

Joaquin's Waves Eat Away Atlantic Beaches
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Joaquin's Waves Eat Away Atlantic Beaches

Hurricane Joaquin curved away from land, but Jersey and Carolina beaches still... More

Compromise Clears Way for Outer Banks Bridge (Maybe)
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Compromise Clears Way for Outer Banks Bridge (Maybe)

Environmental groups have settled their case with the North Carolina Department of... More

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Fighting the Encroaching Sea on the South Carolina Shore

South Carolina eases off slightly on its strict prohibition against armoring the shoreline. More

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To Tear Beach Homes Down, Outer Banks Town Pays Up

The barrier island town of Nags Head, North Carolina has agreed to buy out six houses on an eroding beach, ending a complex legal saga. More

Wind and Waves Slam the Massachusetts Shoreline
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Wind and Waves Slam the Massachusetts Shoreline

January’s blizzard brought destruction to some oceanfront homes south of Boston,... More

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