A recent aerial view of the west end of Sunset Beach, N.C. shows an undeveloped area of salt marsh and dunes where developers have proposed to build 21 beachfront homes on 15 acres next to a state bird sanctuary.
A recent aerial view of the west end of Sunset Beach, N.C. shows an undeveloped area of salt marsh and dunes where developers have proposed to build 21 beachfront homes on 15 acres next to a state bird sanctuary. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
A recent aerial view of the west end of Sunset Beach, N.C. shows an undeveloped area of salt marsh and dunes where developers have proposed to build 21 beachfront homes on 15 acres next to a state bird sanctuary. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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