As CBS 2’s Christine Sloan reported Wednesday, dozens of homes have been demolished, and others were in the process of being torn down this week.
Mantoloking is planning to use eminent domain to take control of small strips of land from oceanfront homeowners holding up a beach replenishment project, CBS 2 reported. A 22-foot dune will be constructed along the beach.
“We’re going to give it all that we can. We’re going to call them up and the governor even offered to call some of these folks up to try to convince them,” said Chris Nelson, who is leading the rebuilding effort.