Friday, June 29, 2012
Douglas Manor beach tops in pollution
From Douglaston Patch:
The beach at Douglas Manor was ranked first among swimming sites in the five boroughs for health standard violations in a new report by the National Resources Defense Council.
The council's study analyzed data from water tests conducted at more than 3,000 beaches across the nation. In the report, the group rates the beaches based on water quality and public notification.
Douglas Manor's beach had the highest number of violations based on unsafe swimming conditions, according to the report.