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Implementing the BEACH Act of 2000 Report to Congress

EPA Number: 823R06001
Date of Publication:October, 2006
Audienceconcerned citizens, Regulated Community, Scientific Community, State and local government

Available from:
NTIS# PB2007-103775Ordering Information
This report provides a synopsis of the health concerns related to pathogens and addresses the requirements set forth in Section 7 of the BEACH Act: The need for additional water quality criteria for pathogens and pathogen indicators and other actions that should be taken to improving the quality; An evaluation of federal, state and local efforts to implement the Act, including the amendments made by the Act; and Recommendation to improve methodologies and techniques for monitoring coastal recreation waters. More...

Outdoor Recreation
National Beach
Beach Program
Water Quality
Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act (BEACH Act)
Environmental Health
Water Pollution Effects
Coastal Areas
Water Quality Management
Public Health

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