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Why are groins (groynes) a problem everywhere except Road View/Mullins?


"The plan also includes the construction of three groins, or low rock seawalls, which would be partially buried perpendicular to the shoreline at the southern tip of the island.

The whole idea has alarmed property owners on Siesta Key to the south.

They fear the groins and the first-ever dredging of the shoal in Big Pass will keep sand from reaching their white beaches, one of which was named the best in America in 2011."

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