EPA is working diligently in partnership with states to increase public awareness and improve water quality to make beaches
safer for swimming,'' the statement read.
When results from the two beaches
were combined, the trend for Enteracacci and GI illness remained statistically significant, a finding that held true even when samples collected at 8:00 a.
Engineers have pumped sand ashore to raise and widen beaches
from Florida to New Jersey.
During the summer, the island's population more than doubles as many seasonal residents move back into their summer cottages and the tourists visit the quiet villages and beaches
, Fisher says.
Even as millions of vacationers summer on the shore, beaches
are under constant attack, not from menacing sharks but from floating slicks of garbage, raw sewage, oil spills, fecal bacteria, toxic algal blooms, bacterial outbreaks, even unexploded military ordnance.
The Exxon Valdez oil spill, which fouled Alaskan waters on March 24, 1989, provided the first major test of whether hydrocarbon-eating aquatic microbes can help clean oilstained beaches
The City selected local public relations firm, The Treister Murry Agency, and branding agency, Cre8tiv Juice Group, last summer to develop a campaign that focuses on establishing Miami Beach as a city that competes in the world marketplace with its cuisine, cultural offerings, business opportunities, high-end shopping and recreational amenities that extend beyond its beautiful beaches
1 -- color) When the temperature rises, people from all over Southern California find relief at Huntington Beach, one of the world's most famous beaches
from Ocean City, New Jersey, to Oceanside, Oregon, sandy beaches
are simply washing out to sea.
For humans, the crowding of once-pristine North American beaches
seems merely a nuisance.
Its eight-and-a-half miles of golden sand beaches
are frequented by more than 11 million visitors a year and offer a year-round home to aficionados of numerous outdoor sports from beach volleyball to bicycling to sand castle-building.
Swimmers and surfers at many Los Angeles beaches
were exposed this summer to the worst water quality in five years, and a heavy rainy season was partly to blame, an environmental group said Wednesday.
E[acute accent]The Meren Beach Volleyball Circuit takes place in six of the smaller beach locations and on beaches
across the lakes inland.
Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to join Santa Monica in banning smoking on city beaches
, creating a 13-mile-long smoke-free zone for swimmers and sunbathers.
Each newly renovated guestroom at the Doubletree Beach Resort features a private balcony with a magnificent view of the white sand beaches
and sparkling blue-green waters and spectacular sunsets on the Gulf of Mexico.