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Study: Sticking to the Sand Might Not be Such Good, Clean Fun for Beachgoers

August 8, 2007

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Microbes that result in beach closures and health advisories when detected at unsafe levels in the ocean, also have been detected in the sand, according to a study by Stanford University scientists. The study found that sand at beaches all along the California coast contained some level of fecal indicator bacteria. Full Story

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