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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dumps new sand from Central Florida along the Miami Beach shoreline near 65th Collins Avenue on Monday. [MATIAS J. OCNER | Miami Herald]

FL - Miami Beach is dumping $16 million in fresh sand to push back against erosion

The idea is to build a buffer between the condos and the rising seas.

Miami Beach leaders can’t agree on what to do about climate change. But one way to keep the condos dry, at least for now, is to build a buffer between the condos and the rising seas.

That means dumping fresh sand on the beach — $16 million worth.

To push back against erosion caused by sea level rise and storms, four beachfront strips on Miami Beach are receiving a federally funded face lift beginning this week.

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