Plum Island, MA, Property Owners Seek Shoreline Protection

DredgingToday: The Coastal Property Owners Association is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing dredged sand to support a coastal dune on Plum Island in Newbury, Massachusetts.

The Coastal Property Owners Association is proposing to perform work and discharge dredged material below the high tide line (HTL) in order to bulldoze sand from the intertidal zone and place it in front of the coastal dune that exists just above the high tide line in the Atlantic Ocean at Plum Island Beach in Newbury.

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