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Beach, News

CoBRA designation could bite county’s beach restoration plans

| Ken Garner
A 40-year-old law could threaten federal funding for Navarre Beach renourishment, Michael Schmidt said last week. Schmidt, director of Santa Rosa County’s Environmental and Public Works departments, said Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are interpreting the 1982 Coastal Barrier Resource Act differently than they have for past beach restoration projects.
This aerial view of Navarre Beach’s first renourishment in 2006 shows how badly eroded the island was after Hurricanes Ivan (2004) and Dennis (2005).


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