By Lauren Wanko, Correspondent for NJTV: One Margate City resident insists a bulkhead is one of the main reasons the Army Corps dune and beach replenishment project shouldn’t happen in the beach town. (Full Story Here)
“We have a structurally sound bulkhead system that has been very productive over the years. We feel that it’s stronger than a dune, a wall of dunes, that could easily wash away in a storm,” said Sharon Simon, MCQBP.org (Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project) secretary.
“The governor has said he wants wall to wall dunes in the state, 127 miles of dunes. The issue becomes a little complicated in Margate,” said Mayor Michael Becker.