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How Can We Save America’s Vanishing Beaches? California Shows the Way, According to Surfrider Report

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Motorcycle riders make their way through flooded Bayview Drive on Wednesday morning as high tides create flooding in Sunset Beach. KEN STEINHARDT, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER/SCNG)

How can we save America’s vanishing beaches? California shows the way, according to Surfrider report

Orange County Register

Shorelines are shrinking. Storms are flooding streets and battering homes. Coastlines around the country are being hit by climate change. And, perhaps surprisingly, California is offering an example of how the coast can be saved, according to latest annual State of the Beach Report Card, which grades 30 states and Puerto Rico on policies that address coastal erosion, sea level rise and extreme weather events. California was the only state to receive an “A.”