Feds have solution to stop flooding from Jersey Shore dune project

MARGATE — The federal government has agreed to clean up the mess it created on a New Jersey beach, where flooding from a dune construction project forced beachgoers to wade through vile water or take blocks-long detours to reach the ocean.

Jordan Rand, the lawyer for Margate, told The Associated Press that the town, state and federal governments filed an agreement with U.S. District Court on Tuesday night.

It calls for construction of an underground pipe system to prevent water from collecting between the dunes and the town’s wooden bulkhead.

Judge says dune project can resume

The plan still must be …read more

Source: NJ.com Atlantic

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