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Storm Surge Barriers

September 14, 2017, 5am PDT
A city of almost 92,000 people sits on a one-mile wide island designed by nature to protect the mainland from ocean swells, storms, and hurricanes. The seven-mile long island, which floods even when sunny, was spared from catastrophic storm surge.
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September 14, 2014, 5am PDT
An expert insists that a massive coastal engineering project in a National Park should consider different environmental impacts than a similar project along developed coastline.
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