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Encinitas, Solana Beach leaders propose sand replenishment plan

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SANDAG's beach replenishment project in Fletcher Cove, Nov 2012. SANDAG

A quiet crisis is occurring along San Diego's shoreline: The beaches are being literally washed away. 

Some homeowners have built sea walls and the US Army Corps of Engineers is working on an ambitious sand replenishment project. From the Fronteras Desk in San Diego, Alison St. John says Solana Beach and Encinitas are on the frontlines over how to deal with eroding shorelines and sea level rise.

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