NCBIWA Chairman  James R. Leutze and Derek Brockbank, Executive Director of American Shore & Beach Preservation Association post editorial in Star News aimed at the 2016 presidential candidates and where they stand on how each would invest in natural coastal infrastructure that protects coastal communities from hurricanes, storms and sea level rise.
What is the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA)
WRDA 2016 authorizes 25 critical Army Corps projects in 17 states which includes North Carolina. The bill invests in Ports and Inland Waterways to improve commerce, improves flood protection, promotes public access for recreation, restores ecosystems and promotes innovative technologies to address water resources challenges.

NCBIWA supports the Town of Emerald Isle and the public's right to access NC beaches.