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FactoidDate 15 August 2001  +
FactoidHeadline Causes of Beach Warnings and Closures  +
FactoidText "The most frequent cause of closures and a"The most frequent cause of closures and advisories continues to be stormwater runoff, leading to more than 4,102 closures or advisories last year. Breaks in pipelines or sewage treatment plant failures prompted more than 2,208 closings and advisories. Six percent of the closings and advisories last year were precautionary, due to rainfall known to carry pollution into beach water, chemical spills, red tides or strong waves. "(Excerpt from the Natural Resources Defense Council's web summary of "Testing the Waters 2001" at http://www.nrdc.org/media/pressreleases/010808.aspww.nrdc.org/media/pressreleases/010808.asp  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 March 2011 23:47:29  +
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