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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Implementing the BEACH Act of 2000 : report to Congress /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Science and Technology.
Publisher United States Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 2006
Report Number EPA-823-R-06-001
Stock Number PB2007-103775
OCLC Number 84733032
Subjects Beaches--Health aspects--United States ; Beach closures--United States ; Bacterial pollution of water--United States ; Bathing beaches--Health aspects--United States ; Water--Microbiology--United States
Additional Subjects Implementation ; Beaches ; Progress report ; Coastal areas ; Water quality ; Evaluation ; Improvements ; BEACH Act of 2000 ; Health concerns
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAD  EPA 823/R-06-001 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/23/2007
NTIS  PB2007-103775 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 04/04/2019
Collation {108} p. : ill. maps; 28 cm.
Section 7 of the BEACH Act of 2000 requires EPA to publish reports to Congress on the implementation of the Act. This is the first Report to Congress since the passage of the BEACH Act in 2000. This report documents the significant progress that the states, territories and EPA have made to implement the BEACH Act.
October 2006
Contents Notes
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Health concerns at beaches -- Water quality criteria and quality of water at beaches -- Evaluation of federal, state, and local efforts to implement the BEACH Act -- Improvements to methodologies and techniques for monitoring coastal recreation waters -- Appendix A: BEACH Act -- Appendix B: State and territory highlights -- Appendix C: BEACH-related references -- Appendix D: Other research related to BEACH Act objectives