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19 polluted beaches this week

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by Nick Delgado

Guam – The Guam Environmental Protection Agency reports 19 beaches polluted this week. These waters include Dungca's Beach, East Hagåtña Bay - Trinchera Beach, Padre Palomo Park Beach, Asan Bay Beach, Santos Memorial Park, United Seamen's Service, Togcha Beach - near Namo River, Togcha Beach - Agat Park Beach, Togcha Beach - near Southern Christian Academy, Bangi Beach, Nimitz Beach, Umatac Bay, Toguan Bay, Merizo Pier at Mamaon Channel, Inarajan Pool, Inarajan Bay, Talofofo Bay, Togcha Bay, and Pago bay. GEPA states that residents doing any activity in these waters could become severely ill. West Hagatna bay also remains closed, as GEPA states the water is polluted due to the fractured outfall at the Hagatna sewage treatment plant.

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