You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

South

Hull

Officials blast US flood relief plan

Continue reading below

Town officials have written a scathing letter to the US Army Corps of Engineers, saying the federal proposal for a new revetment to protect the Hull shoreline is “fundamentally flawed” and would not have the intended effect of reducing flooding. They said the proposed project also would hurt Hull economically by reducing Nantasket Beach by almost 130,000 square feet and would not address erosion issues. Instead, local officials recommend bringing in sand to replenish the beach. The June 4 letter — signed by the chairs of the Hull Board of Selectmen, Conservation Commission, and Beach Management Committee — concluded that the project “should not go forward.”

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week