"Buy land, they're not making any more," Will Rogers supposedly once recommended. If he did, then Will had never taken a good look at the shore: Over the years, millions of acres of tidelands have been dredged and filled, many to provide new recreational facilities and vacation homesites.
W. W. Beryyhill & Susan S. Williams,
Taking Precedents in the Tidelands: Refocusing on Eminent Domain,
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