Sand dunes

Sand dune opponents invoke Zika fears in bid to stop project
MARGATE — This shoreline community has tried everything it can think of to prevent protective sand dunes from being built along the beach, invoking lost views, wrongly seized property rights and damaged tourism prospects.
Now that those big-picture issues have failed to kill the project, Margate is u…
Judge backs state in dune condemnation cases
Gov. Chris Christie's plan to erect protective sand dunes along New Jersey's coastline got a big boost from a judge who ruled the state Department of Environmental Protection has the legal right to seize strips of oceanfront land from private owners for the project.

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