Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 16, 2021

Audubon Wins Lawsuit to Prevent Sand Mining on Protected Beaches

from Audubon

In a decisive victory for beaches and wetlands, the Department of the Interior has overturned a rule that weakened the Coastal Barrier Resources Act. The CBRA—a little-known, bipartisan law signed by President Reagan in 1982—helps keep our undeveloped beaches intact, where they provide a home for coastal birds and a buffer for nearby communities from rising seas. Read more

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