Hopefully this revetments life will be short term (though we all know how court cases can be dragged out) and the damage to the beach will be temporary and eventually repairable. Only time can tell.
And please do not forget that the province still has the sandbags to approve or disapprove for King Edward and Alexander. (that has been accepted by council and forwarded to the province.)
To insure the province fully understands the rammifications of the sandbags, be sure to let your appropriate authorities know. Here is link for that: