Commission meeting to discuss erosion control

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BEAUFORT, NC (WECT) - Coastal leaders will meet Wednesday to discuss land use and erosion control for Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, and Carteret County.

Division of Coastal Management staff will also present changes to the general permit for sandbags during the two-day meeting at the NOAA/NCNERR Administration Building in Beaufort.

Using sandbags to stop beach erosion has been an ongoing issue in North Carolina.

NC has banned seawalls, but allows sandbags on ocean beaches as a temporary erosion control measure.

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