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Christie bashes dune holdouts in wake of Joaquin
Hurricane Joaquin is serving as some great ammo for Gov. Chris Christie, who took time out of his storm prep press conference to attack homeowners along the Jersey Shore who have refused to let the state build dunes on their property.
Judge Sides with Margate in Beach Replenishment Suit
Margate wins a round in their ongoing battle over seizing beach front land to build sand dunes. A federal judge sided with the town's assertion that the state should not have used an administrative order to obtain easements giving government the right to carry out the work...
Shore Towns Approve Seizure of Dune Easements
A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc along the New Jersey shore, three coastal towns have given themselves authority to seize beachfront land from owners who are blocking the federal government from building a protective dune system.

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