Environmentalists wary of plan to use sand to fight erosion on pristine North Carolina shore

  • by: MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 18, 2014 - 2:10 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. — Beach communities and environmentalists are pushing back against a proposal to give the National Park Service the option of using dredging material to fight erosion on North Carolina's pristine Shackleford Banks, where wild horses roam and no humans live.

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