Beach Bummer, NRDC Report Finds Pollution Worse On Some US Beaches

Beach Bummer, NRDC Report Finds Pollution Worse On Some US Beaches

By Barbara Kessler

Before dunking yourself in the ocean for a last summer hurrah, you may want to check out the NRDC’s latest report on the state of the nation’s beaches. It found that the number of closings and advisory days along U.S. freshwater and ocean coasts was at the second highest level in 18 years of tracking, mainly due to increased pollution along the Mid-Atlantic region and Great Lakes waters.