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Plans To Ship Sand From Ventura County To Malibu To Fight Erosion Trigger Battle Over Truck Traffic

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Plans call for moving 300,000 cubic yards of sand from Ventura County to Malibu, to help stop erosion at Broad Beach. The plan would create a new 1.1 mile long public beach, but the truck trips from Ventura County are creating controversy

Would you want hundreds of trucks a week full of sand passing through your community? Most people wouldn’t.

Efforts by a special district in Malibu to get sand from Ventura County quarries to stop some coastal erosion by creating a new beach have triggered a battle involving two cities, and the county over truck routes.