We wrote about the Fire Island beach replenishment on August 6, 2019, “Shame on You Suffolk County: The Attempt to Steal Just Compensation.” As was then stated, the takings on Fire Island were the result of a federal study which followed Hurricane Sandy. The study, Inlet Stabilization Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Project Report, US Army Corps of Engineers, June 2014, stated the dune was to protect Fire Island and, in addition, the back-bay area of the South Shore opposite Fire Island. (Ibid. 1.2.2). It was established that… read more
March 10, 2020
What’s More Important, Fire Island’s Beach Replenishment or Mar-a-Lago’s Beach?
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