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Main Title BEACH Act of 2000 EPA and states have made progress implementing the Act, but further actions could increase public health protection : testimony before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives / {electronic resource} :
CORP Author United States. Government Accountability Office.
Publisher U.S. Govt. Accountability Office,
Place Published {Washington, D.C.} :
Year Published 2007
Report Number GAO-07-1073T
Stock Number GAO (202)512-6000 (voice); (202)512-6061 (Fax); (202)512-2537 (TDD)
OCLC Number 155839454
Subjects United States.--Environmental Protection Agency
Subject Added Ent Administrative agencies--United States--Rules and practice; Bathing beaches--Health aspects--United States; Beach closures--United States; Bacterial pollution of water--United States
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d071073t.pdf
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EJBD POD Internet only Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/07/2007
Collation {13} p. : digital, PDF file
Notes Title from title screen (viewed on July 16, 2007). "For release on delivery...Wednesday, July 12, 2007." Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548. "GAO-07-1037T." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes Waterborne pathogens can contaminate water and sand at beaches and threaten human health. Under the Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides grants to states to develop water quality monitoring and public notification programs. This statement summarizes the key findings of GAO's May 2007 report, Great Lakes: EPA and States Have Made Progress in Implementing the BEACH Act, but Additional Actions Could Improve Public Health Protection. In this report GAO assessed (1) the extent to which EPA has implemented the Act's provisions, (2) concerns about EPA's BEACH Act grant allocation formula, and (3) described the experiences of the Great Lakes states in developing and implementing beach monitoring and notification programs using their grant funds.
Access Notes Mode of access: Internet from GPO Access web site.
Author Added Ent
Mittal, Anu K.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructue. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Alternate Title EPA and states have made progress implementing the Act, but further actions could increase public health protection
PUB Date Free Form {2007}
BIB Level m
Medium electronic resource
OCLC Time Stamp 20070906143430
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03015cam 2200445Ka 45170


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