New Jersey would be a big loser under a Clinton Administration plan to cut aid to restore beaches, a state official says.
Millions of dollars will have to be spent to restore beaches and rocky areas.
Won't Restore Sand He concedes that his reef, by itself, will not restore sand-starved beaches.
Due to the successive impacts of nor'easters in October and January, the state government provided money to restore beaches.
Federal officials have tried a number of experimental releases from Glen Canyon Dam in an attempt to replicate historic conditions and restore sandbars, beaches, and backwaters downstream.
Lawmakers also approved a $100 million loan program to help school districts make hurricane-related repairs while they wait for federal aid, and $68 million to help restore damaged beaches.
The town routinely issues permits to restore dunes and nourish beaches, but denies them for steel structures.
Mr. Stoddard and others said bypasses that would take sand from the eastern side of the inlet to the western side would help restore beaches to the west.
As was done after previous disasters, these funds will help restore navigation channels, beaches, and other damaged infrastructure to pre-storm conditions.
If that was true, Alaska argued, Exxon should be liable for $2.8 billion beyond the billions spent to restore oil-soiled beaches.