Proposed Seawall Bill Faces Backlash from Coastal Communities

May 15, 2017

A new bill, set to be heard in the California Assembly on Wednesday, addresses sea level rise and aims to protect public access to shorelines up and down the state. But it would also penalize many coastal homeowners who have illegal or unpermitted seawalls. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports not all coastal communities are happy about it.

A rip rap seawall along the San Francisco Bay's Fort Point.
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