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Maine coastal dunes experienced 15-30 feet of erosion during January storms

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2024
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Coastal communities are looking for ways to restore their beaches and make them more resilient after two January storms eroded shorelines and demolished seawalls and piers. Dunes up and down Maine's coast experienced anywhere from 15-to-30 feet of erosion, Peter Slovinksy, a marine geologist for the state's Geological Survey said Friday. Coastal muncipalities should consider helping private property owners with dune restoration projects, he added. "I don't mean a property here, a property there and a property there," he said Friday during a discussion hosted by the city of Saco...

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