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Despite the risks of beach erosion and encroaching ocean, North Carolina's beaches are being developed at rapid rates. To prevent continual loss of property, North Carolina adopted its first ocean setback regulation in 1979 under the Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA); this management program prevents buildings within sixty feet of the ocean, and controversy over this setback rule is making headlines.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. 11 Issue 1, Jan 1984, p8-10, il, f Periodical Website
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19178
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North Carolina's coast is extremely dynamic and the risks of beach erosion are constant. Although there are some areas of the coast that are accreting, or gaining width, the majority of the coastal runs the risk of being lost into the ocean.
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19179
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Providing defense against the loss of beaches to erosion comes in many forms. In North Carolina there are strict rules concerning beach nourishment and the use of defense mechanism such as seawalls and bulkheads.
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