Figure Eight Island http://whqr.org en Terminal Groin Opponents Say Figure Eight Process Should be Re-Started, Re-Opened to Public Input http://whqr.org/post/terminal-groin-opponents-say-figure-eight-process-should-be-re-started-re-opened-public-input <p></p><p>The decision to issue a permit for a terminal groin at the northern end of Figure Eight Island will be closely watched by environmentalists and three other nearby island communities – who are each hoping for their own erosion-control device. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:05:39 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 41409 at http://whqr.org Terminal Groin Opponents Say Figure Eight Process Should be Re-Started, Re-Opened to Public Input Figure Eight Island awaits state decision on terminal groin requirements http://whqr.org/post/figure-eight-island-awaits-state-decision-terminal-groin-requirements <p><strong><em>Update: The Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013 has passed its second reading in the House.</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>This article was modified to reflect a correction.&nbsp; The cap on the number of terminal groins allowed in the state, according to the most recent version of the Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013, is four.</em></strong></p><p>Today, state leaders in the House could consider a bill that would ease financial requirements for beach communities looking to install a terminal groin. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:02:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 39891 at http://whqr.org Figure Eight Island awaits state decision on terminal groin requirements