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Property Owners Had NO Choice except to protect their property

State takes aim at unauthorized revetment on Daufuskie Island By JOSH McCANN 843-706-8145 Published Monday, August 1, 2011 State regulators intend to take action against someone who put "revetment material" on Daufuskie Island's eroding beach without authorization. The property in question is on Driftwood Cottage Lane, according to Dan Burger, a spokesman for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. "The party has not yet been officially informed by a notice of violation, so I cannot release any additional information at this time," Burger wrote in an email Tuesday. Details -- and the notice itself -- remained unavailable Friday. Brian McCarthy, who owns a home on Driftwood Cottage Lane, said he was not aware of the state's pending action. However, he said he and owners of other property nearby had no choice but to pile sandbags to ward off erosion th