Experimental plastic seawall at Isle of Palms. These walls were touted as a way to protect property without eroding beaches, but have been criticized for blocking sea turtles.
Experimental plastic seawall at Isle of Palms. These walls were touted as a way to protect property without eroding beaches, but have been criticized for blocking sea turtles. File photo
Experimental plastic seawall at Isle of Palms. These walls were touted as a way to protect property without eroding beaches, but have been criticized for blocking sea turtles. File photo

DHEC board spurns staff, allows use of controversial seawalls

March 09, 2017 02:36 PM