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Surfers are canaries in the coal mine regarding dirty water

May 06, 2013

Surfers are canaries in the coal mine regarding dirty water

Topics: Water Blue Water Task Force Water Quality

Whose responsibility is it to inform the public of safety issues?

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Sandy and dirty water in NY

November 13, 2012

Sandy and dirty water in NY

Topics: Coastal development Water Blue Water Task Force Water Quality

Mara Dias, Surfrider's clean water expert, weighs in on issues facing NY after hurricane Sandy.

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Persistent toxins; The ongoing tragedy of the BP oil spill

April 17, 2012

Persistent toxins; The ongoing tragedy of the BP oil spill

Topics: Coastal development Blue Water Task Force Oil Pollution Water Quality

Over a year later toxins from the Corexit used in the BP oil spill remain. The spill isn't over. It's just less visible to the naked eye.

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This World Water Day, get involved to keep our waters blue

March 22, 2012

This World Water Day, get involved to keep our waters blue

Topics: Water Blue Water Task Force Water Quality

This World Water Day take a moment to think about how important clean water is.

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What are we learning as we watch another massive energy disaster impact our coasts?

April 14, 2011

What are we learning as we watch another massive energy disaster impact our coasts?

Topics: Coastal development Blue Water Task Force

Last year we watched the largest oil spill in history hit our coasts. This week the Japan meltdown has been pushed to Level 7 - Major accident. There isn't a level 8... and we don't have another planet to go to. So, what are we learning as we watch another…

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