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We Applaud Our Members’ Ongoing Commitment to Coastal Water Quality

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I applaud our public agency members for their ongoing commitment to ensuring clean water progress following the release of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s 23rd Annual Beach Report. The Report found a total of 20,120 beach closing and advisory days in 2012, a decrease of 14 percent from 2011.
Although the Report notes that the reduction in closures is largely due […]

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A Day at the Beach

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Although beach season is officially over for most of the country, the debate over water quality along the Nation’s coastlines continues. Since 1986, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended the same level of water quality to protect swimmers from bacteria that may be present in the water. [ … ]

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