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Michigan counties receive money for inland beach monitoring

(MI) Bay City Times – Fourteen agencies have been awarded more than $187,000 in state Water Quality Monitoring grants to assist with inland beach water quality monitoring for the 2009 and 2010 swimming seasons. The recipients include: The Central Michigan District Health Department, which received $22,424 to monitor 20 local beaches and three state park beaches in Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Osceola and Roscommon counties; and the District Health Department No. 2, which received $24,697 to monitor 10 local beaches, two state park beaches and one Department of Natural Resources access site in Alcona, Iosco, Ogemaw and Oscoda counties. More

Beach funding dwindles

Michigan received $152,000 in federal grants in 2014 to monitor the cleanliness of its lakes and beaches.

That’s more than $200,000 less than the state was allotted in 2013.

Federal officials weigh new beach health standard

The current standard was set only for saltwater and involved too small of a sample of swimmers, critics say. It also overlooks the impact of certain pathogens. A new standard may allow greater local flexibility.