Beach patrol

    A finding from a Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows  New Jersey residents want shore towns that get public money for beach replenishment to allow better public access to those beaches.

     

    The poll, paid for by the Surfrider Foundation, finds 82 percent of those polled want more access to the public beaches that are being widened with the help of public funding.

    The Department of Environmental Protection is set to release new beach access rules later this month, but the Associated Press reports the proposal does not contain the requirement residents are looking for.

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