With Independence Day fast approaching, beach season is fully underway. For residents living near the coasts, and thousands of visitors flocking from surrounding states to enjoy some of the best beaches in the country, clean ocean water and beaches are simply a necessity. In fact, recreational water quality underlies and supports multimillion dollar-a-year economies that stretch from Cape
In New Jersey, check out www.NJBeaches.org, for New York City beaches, visit www.nyc.gov/health/beach, and for New York State beaches, go to http://parks.ny.gov/recreation/swimming/beach-results/. “A day at the beach should never turn into a sick day!” US Senator Frank Lautenberg
Clean Ocean Action continues to advocate for the most protective criteria and monitoring programs possible, and looks forward to another great summer season.