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Jim Suty, the president of a group called Friends of Oceano Dunes, is fed up.

“We can have nearly 2 million annual visitors, have the best Plover program on the Coast, and that’s not good enough. So this is hogwash, this is more excuse by the Coastal Commission to over-reach. They’ve done this for years.”

KMPH Article

Jim Tartaglia has been going to the dunes for decades.

“The real science showed with no vehicles on the beach, the dust has been way worse than it’s been in a long, long time. So I don’t see how they can blame it on the vehicles now. So they’re just looking for any reason to close the dunes.”

KMPH Article