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Beach Erosion #258902

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) Report on beach erosion.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(E. Hampton, Long Island) Efforts to fortify against erosion of beaches and possible loss of beachside homes by residents of Long Island, Fire Island, E. Hampton and West Hampton Beach noted. Aid from Army Corps of Engineers to New York City public beaches described. National scope of problem outlined. Situations at Peter Peterson and Marie Morton hses. cited as exs. [Resident Frances Ann DOUGHERTY - describes condition in which she and husband found house after storms in January and February] Residents' demands for removal of government-made rock jetties that allegedly hinder sand-bearing tides from coming in reported [Suffolk Cnty. chief executive John KLEIN - discusses problem.] [Corps of Engineers spokesperson Colonel Clark BENN - says if people want protection, they must sacrifice something.] Other arguments in debate given.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

Landay, Jerry;
Mudd, Roger

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