Constant Pressure, Endlessly Applied

Public Hearings required for Beach Fill Projects in NJ

Beachfill projects in NJ had some disastrous and unintended consequences. Residents and beach users had no forum to bring up or discuss the potential pitfalls of beachfill. Through hearings, letter writing, and legislative contact, chapter members pushed for this common sense legislation. The new law will now require a public hearing to take place before any beach replenishment project goes forward.

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  • Chapter:Jersey Shore
  • State: NJ
  • Country: USA
  • Theme: Coastal Preservation
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  • Completion Date: January 2008