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No Day at the Beach

A new Sierra Club report, “No Day at the Beach: How the Bush Administration Is Eroding Coastal Protection,” released in September, documents threats to our coasts from Bush administration actions. It calls on the administration to cut mercury contamination, control sewage and nutrient pollution, reduce the need for oil and gas development by shifting our energy policy toward more reliance on efficiency and renewables, and to protect and restore coastal wetlands.

Lake Superior (above) is one of four Great Lakes under fish consumption advisories because of mercury contamination. On Texas’ Padre Island National Seashore (below)sunbathers and endangered sea turtles must share their beach with big rigs delivering construction materials for gas wells.

 


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