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Beach Sampling Data in our Mid Atlantic States

Latest Data on Beach Closings and Advisories

Every year EPA posts the latest data about beach closings and advisories for the previous swimming season.


National Beach Advisories

BEACON is EPA's BEach Advisory and Closing Online Notification system. BEACON is EPA's application to make state beach advisory and closing data available to the public and has the latest information States have sent to BEACON for posting. About BEACON


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Oceans and the Mid Atlantic Coast

Water Quality Standards

State requirements that define the water quality goals of a lake, stream, or other waterbody by designating the beneficial uses and setting criteria to protect those uses

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