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  Nationwide beaches are eroding.  Ocean storms, hurricanes, sea level rise,  sea walls, jetties, and other natural occurrences and manmade practices result in the erosion of  portions of 95,000 miles of coastline in the United States every year.  As a … Continue reading

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This year the federal government will spend an estimated $103.7 million on beach nourishment  projects http://sealevelrise.blog spot.com/2009/10/beach-repair-funding-chopped.html. Beach nourishment is the practice of rebuilding sand beaches lost to erosion along the nation’s coastlines.  Many of the projects are in front … Continue reading

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