Proposed Senate bill could ease Dauphin Island sand woes

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(image: WPMI) Proposed Senate bill could ease Dauphin Island sand woes

Posted April 15, 2019

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WPMI) — A proposed Senate Bill could put Dauphin Island in a much better position to prevent beach erosion.

SB215 will have a hearing on Thursday morning in Montgomery, sponsored by Senator David Sessions.

In a nutshell, the bill proposes that the sand removed from dredging in the Mobile River would be put in places that would help facilitate the natural traveling of sand.

Right now, dredgings are typically dumped much further out in the Gulf.

Source: mynbc15.com