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Orrin H. Pilkey, Jr., prolific researcher, writer, and recently retired James B. Duke Professor of Geology at Duke University, probably has \"had more impact on beach policy along the East Coast, and especially North Carolina, than anyone else in the last half of the 20th century.\" Swofford discusses Pilkey's work and influence.
Beach development is a controversial topic. One side feels that development is inevitable, yet manageable; protecting development is paramount with his group. The other side feels beach preservation is the prime issue; they feel that actions to protect development will inevitably damage the shoreline. Dr. Orrin H. Pilkey supports this second view and discusses his views in this CAROLINA PLANNING interview.