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Is Beach Replenishment A Waste Of Money And Natural Resources

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Why Beach Replenishment is a Waste of Money and Natural Resources:A look at why it’s necessary to begin embracing newer coastal engineering technology ... Written by  Dennis A. Schirmer, II

The decision of the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to deny the Southern Delaware Beaches a replenishment due to lack of funding has brought up questions about barrier island geomorphology (the study of the physical features of the surface of the Earth and their relation to its geological structures), as well as whether or not beach replenishment is worth the time, money and resources we put . . .

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