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February 6, 2024

N.J. denies bulkhead for shore town with wrecked sand dunes

By WAYNE PARRY
Associated Press

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. — New Jersey is refusing to allow a shore town whose sand dunes have washed away in places to build a bulkhead to protect itself, ruling that no one is in imminent danger.

The state Department of Environmental Protection told North Wildwood last Wednesday it will not give permission to the city to build a steel bulkhead on a section of beach where the dunes have been completely obliterated by storms.


 
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