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Just a little ways down, Breezy Point didn't fare nearly as well. There was no official rating given to the area, and while the water around Reid Ave. was reliably safe, data taken at 219th St. near Breezy Point Tip showed a whopping 12 percent of samples with excess pollution. As NRDC senior attorney Lawrence Levine said in a press release accompanying the data, “No one wants to go swimming in sewage on their summer vacation. Polluted water is not only bad for people’s health, but bad for local business in beach communicates." No arguments here.