USA: No Funds for Kure Beach Renourishment
The lack of state funding for sand-restoration projects in the coming year’s budget has local officials scrambling for dollars to fund this year’s projects, reports starnewsonline.com.
Kure Beach renourishment project was left out of the 2012-2013 budget.
Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth said that the county likely will pay for the rest with room-occupancy-tax proceeds.
Southeastern North Carolina’s beach communities were surprised by the fact that the state and federal governments stoped contributing to beach nourishment projects, so soon.
Dredging Today Staff, June 26, 2012