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Coastal State Discussion Series | Mining Offshore for Future Coastal Restoration

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Coastal Institute Auditorium, URI GSO Bay campus, 215 south ferry rd
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States

Two years after Superstorm Sandy scoured Misquamicut Beach in 2012, the state trucked in 84,000 cubic yards of sand to restore the beach at a cost of $3.1 million in federal relief funds. If it happens again, or as lesser storms cause more gradual erosion, where will more sand come from? And at what cost?+ Read More

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