beach water quality

EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

LOS ANGELES, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – The association representing most of the country’s municipal sewerage agencies says it is satisfied with an settlement reached Friday that ensures its members will be represented as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency develops new criteria for beach water quality. The head of the National Association of Clean…

Water Quality at U.S. Vacation Beaches Slightly Improved

Water Quality at U.S. Vacation Beaches Slightly Improved

WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2008 (ENS) – There were fewer closings and health advisories due to polluted water at American beaches last year than in 2006, the worst year for beach water pollution, finds the annual report on beach water quality issued today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. But there is little room for…