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Sewage Spills Continue to Impact our Beaches

"A 12,000 gallon spill in Compton sent sewage into the Los Angeles River and downstream about 15 miles to Long Beach, where health officials closed beaches as a precaution." - excerpt from article in the Sacramento Bee. "A vehicle crashed into a sewer pipe in Camp Pendleton Sunday, causing an estimated 18,000 gallons of sewage to spill near the Santa Margarita River and prompting beach closures north of Oceanside." - excerpt from news report at

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