EPA's BEACH Program: 2006 Swimming Season Update
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To further its commitment to reducing the risk of exposure to disease-causing bacteria at recreational beaches, EPA is posting its latest data about beach closings and advisories for the 2006 swimming season. Congress passed the BEACH Act of 2000 (BEACH Act), requiring that coastal and Great Lakes states and territories report to EPA on beach monitoring and notification data for their coastal recreation waters. To help protect the public, the BEACH Act also requires EPA to maintain an electronic monitoring and notification database of that data.
- National Summary (May 2007)—combined data for all states.
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For data on an individual state, please choose a state from the map below. Please note that data for Puerto Rico is not available.