Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Filth Level of New York Beaches, By The Numbers

Posted By on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 4:47 PM

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Gerritsen Beach
In spite of its relatively secluded location at the tip of Marine Park, 12 percent of samples taken at Gerritsen Beach exceeded government standards. There were also 21 recorded "notification days," which happen for "closings, postings, advisories, and warnings." Most other beaches on the map didn't have any in 2012, and even Breezy Point clocked in at 14.

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