Beach Fill project because it would now benefit private property. Of course the project would have benefited the very people who brought the original case.
"It's kind of ironic that the Pacific Legal Foundation, who supposedly is on the side of property owners, has just screwed the property owners who were going to have a direct benefit from the renourished beaches," Patterson said. He said that without the project, the rapidly eroding beach will put some of those houses in the Gulf of Mexico much faster.
So much for unintended consequences.