What do you think?
2005 NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO - SHAWN ROCCO
Here are the costs:
Allowing sea walls at inlets would lift the state's ban on hardened coastal structures. Oregon is the only other state with such a ban. A study sponsored by the Coastal Resources Commission put the cost of building the sea walls at $3.4 million to $10 million depending on their size, with added maintenance and monitoring costs of more than $2 million a year.
Someone ought to estimate the benefits.