Much a-dune about Jersey shore protection project

Washington Post: The question for this tiny barrier island town slammed by Hurricane Sandy is whether an 18-foot-high sand dune would save it or kill it. Mayor William Akers knows that. Sworn to protect everyone in his quintessential shore town — with a boardwalk chock full of pizza joints, custard stands and arcades — he represents people who want the barrier and others who don’t. A line of more-modest protective dunes saved the neighboring borough to the south from widespread damage. So Akers might be expected......

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