Ruppert Discusses Threat That Building Has On Beaches

Published: September 15th, 2008

Category: News, News Briefs

Thomas RuppertThomas Ruppert, assistant in environmental law, was quoted in an article on state rules for beach building. “We seem to be building too close to the beaches and that threatens the continued existence of the beaches,” said Thomas Ruppert, a conservation clinic lawyer and the report’s lead author. But after reading state files on “well over 50” projects, Ruppert said, he and other lawyers couldn’t tell how the department decided which projects to approve.