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UT Begins Offshore Search for Sand Resources to Protect Texas from Coastal Erosion

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin will embark from Galveston on April 14 in search of sunken treasure that holds the key to protecting Texas from storms and rising seas: sand. About 80% of Texas’ Gulf shoreline is critically eroded, and the state is running out of easily accessible sand […]