2012 Beach Report Released
For the eighth consecutive year, in 2012, the nation's coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read more about this and other findings on beach closings and advisories that occurred during the 2012 swimming season, and data trends from 2007 to 2012, in EPA's annual report.
Also read about recent developments in EPA's Beach Program, including improved access to online beach monitoring and notification data (BEACON), updates to the National List of Beaches, and EPA's final 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria.
For more information on the annual report please contact Denise Hawkins (firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-566-1384). For information about specific states, please contact your EPA Regional or state beach program representative.
Source: US EPA