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The Fleecing of America (Beach Erosion) #968579

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Kure Beach, North Carolina: Ron Mott) The lost cause of replacing sand eroded from public beaches featured; scenes shown of nourishment operations in North Carolina. [Retired Duke University earth scientist Orrin PILKEY†- says it is a form of societal madness to build buildings next to an eroding shoreline.] [Western Carolina University Andy COBURN†- says placing sand out there provides a false sense of security and entitlement to property owners.] [American Shore and Beach Preservation Assn. Harry SIMMONS†- supports investing federal dollars into beaches.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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