Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013 Terminal Groin Opponents Say Figure Eight Process Should be Re-Started, Re-Opened to Public Input By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Aug 13, 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Listen Listening... / 4:18 Listen here. 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. State Senate passes terminal groin bill 28 to 5 By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Jul 19, 2013 Dr. Robert Parr Listen Listening... / 1:04 Listen to the story here. The Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013 has now passed both Chambers of the General Assembly and is headed to the Governor’s desk. Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013 passes 2nd House vote By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Jul 17, 2013 This article was modified to correct the terminal groins cap retained in the most recent version of the bill. The Coastal Policy Reform Act of 2013 has passed its second reading in the North Carolina House. Coastal Reform Act lifts cap on terminal groins in NC By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • May 16, 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Listen Listening... / 1:22 Listen here. A new bill that would lift the cap on the number of terminal groins allowed in the state passed the Senate Wednesday.