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Polluted beach count this week: 17

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - If you plan to hit the beaches this weekend, keep in mind that the Guam Environmental Protection Agency has deemed several beaches as being too polluted for public use. They are Gogna Beach, East Hagatna Bay, Trinchera Beach, Padre Palomo Park Beach, Asan Bay Beach, Santos Memorial Park, Togcha Beach, Agat Park Beach, Bangi Beach, Nimitz Beach, Umatac Bay, Toguan Bay, Merizo Pier, Inarajan Pool, Inarajan Bay, Talofofo Bay and Pago Bay .

Swimming and fishing in these waters could cause illnesses such as sore throat and diarrhea.

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