Trump Administration Makes It Easier to Dredge Protected Areas to Restore Beaches

Source: Inside Climate News

The New York Times

The Trump administration has changed a 25-year-old policy to make it easier for coastal communities to take sand from protected ecosystems to improve their beaches. The shift makes it cheaper for some of the wealthiest communities in the country to replenish their beachfronts, but critics say that comes at the expense of vulnerable coastal ecosystems.

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