New Florida Law Makes Some Beaches Off-Limits To Public, Sparking Standoff

August 15, 2018  |  By Greg Allen, NPR

In Florida, a new law has stirred up a battle over one of the state’s most precious resources: its beaches. As of July 1, homeowners with beachfront property on a section of Florida's panhandle can declare their beach private and off-limits to the public.

NPR's Greg Allen (@gallennpr) reports on the standoff that's been sparked between wealthy homeowners and other local residents.

This segment aired on August 15, 2018.

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