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10% of US beaches don't meet standards for swimming
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- A day at the beach could be hazardous to your health.
About one in 10 of America's beaches failed a new federal benchmark for what constitutes safe swimming water in the past year. That was according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
The council collected water samples from 3,500 beaches along the east and west coast as well as the Great Lakes.
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