beach contamination

6:28 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Michigan at Risk of Losing Money for Beach Testing

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Department of Environmental Quality officials are critical of the new federal standards
Michigan could lose $266,000 this year in federal grant money that allows it to test waters at area beaches, because it hasnt adopted a tougher pollution standard that many claim will lead to unnecessary closings.
6:34 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Reports find Michigan beaches vulnerable to sewage contamination

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Heavy rain can lead to sewage runoff on beaches
Rain can dampen any vacation at the beach, but what follows the initial cloud burst can cause beach closures and health concerns around the nation and West Michigan.