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									US Army Corps of Engineers

       Coastal Protection
      History of Coastal Protection
   Early 20 century

   New Jersey shoreline
    erosion
            Before the Action


 Respond to requests by local entities to carry
  out shore protection projects as authorized and
  funded by congress.
 Beach Access/parking must be assured before
  project is considered
 Must show a positive cost vs. benefit ratio
              Coastal Erosion
How the Corps responds



   “Hard” and “Soft”
    Beach renourishment
Galveston Seawall
     Dare County Beaches Project
   Why?

   Which Islands?

   The purpose of the
    project

								
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