Christie receives 1,000 postcards asking for better beach access

    Nothing says “shore” like postcards. And if it wasn’t a connection N.J. Gov. Chris Christie had already made, he’ll get the idea today. Opponents of the state’s proposed beach access rules will deliver more than 1,000 postcards to the guv’s office today.

    More than 40 groups have expressed opposition to the plan that would allow individual towns to decide what level of beach access to grant the public, as the Associated Press reports.

    Environmental, fishing and beach access groups say they don’t trust the Department Environmental Protection to properly regulate public access, and fear the state will side with wealthy waterfront homeowners who want privacy.

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