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Malibu Lagoon Restoration Postponed

Another delay in the divisive surf spot project

California State Park officials announced that a controversial restoration project scheduled to begin Friday at California's Malibu Lagoon State Beach has been postponed until Monday. District superintendent Craig Sap said the decision was in response to a conflict with a Saturday surfing event to benefit children with autism. Opponents of the plan contend that the delay is the result of a flawed dewatering plan. A year-long conflict over the restoration has divided environmentalists and surfers, who fear the project might spoil the beach's iconic waves. A final attempt by the opposing side to obtain a legal injuction against the start of the project failed in a state appeals court last week.

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