Daunting history behind Margate referendum on building dunes - Atlantic County News - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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Daunting history behind Margate referendum on building dunes

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Michael Ein

Steve Baglivo, of Margate, stands on the beach at Douglas Avenue in Margate. He opposes the dune project.

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"You have a fight on your hands." As it happened, Jerry Donohoe was talking about the power of Mother Nature compared to the relative wisp of a barrier island he lives on. But his comment, at a public meeting in August, also applies to the vocal debate over the dune and beach-replenishment project up for approval by Margate voters in November.

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Michael Ein

Steve Baglivo, of Margate, stands on the beach at Douglas Avenue in Margate. He opposes the dune project.