Cleanest Great Lakes beaches are in Minnesota

by Anonymous on Aug. 08th, 2009


Cold but clean: Swimmers at one of Lake Superior's north shore beaches near Duluth, Minnesota.Courtesy Mark Ryan
Public beaches along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota are the cleanest beaches of all the Great Lakes states. The National Resources Defense Council did their annual "Testing the Waters" survey and found that only 5 percent of Superior's north shore beaches in Minnesota showed worse levels of pollution than the national standards. Wisconsin had more than double the amount with 13 percent. Read more here.

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