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ongoing fight against beach erosion

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 12:23 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News


Fighting beach erosion continues in the New Buffalo area.

The New Buffalo Shoreline Alliance has been pushing the state and

federal governments to pay for a solution.

Ted Gryzwacz is president of the alliance.

He told over 100 lakefront residents Saturday the problem is the breakwater

in New Buffalo....stopping the natural underwater flow of sand south of the harbor......

not the high water levels.....

He says water levels were a bit higher over 30 years ago...yet there was still plenty of

beach....

The alliance has applied for various grants to help pay for construction of off shore breakwaters

they feel will restore beach replenishment.

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