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Heal The Bay Gives LB Beaches High Grade in Annual Report Card

heal the bay beach report card The City of Long Beach continued to receive excellent water quality grades from Heal the Bay, with 93 percent of its beaches receiving “A” and “B” grades in the 2016 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today. Long Beach has seen sustained improvements in water quality over the past five years.

Long Beach Earns ‘A’ Grades on Heal the Bay Annual Beach Report Card

long-beach-shoreline The City of Long Beach received 100 percent “A” grades for water quality, including seven (7) “A+” grades, according to the Heal the Bay 2015 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today. “Our water quality continues to show big improvements thanks to our investments in technology and infrastructure improvements,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

Heal the Bay Annual Beach Report Card Grades Long Beach 86% ‘A’ and ‘B’ For Water Quality

beach-water-ocean The City of Long Beach received 86 percent “A” and “B” grades for water quality, a 10 percent improvement over the previous year and a 16 percent improvement over the 5-year average, according to the Heal the Bay 2014 Annual Beach Report Card that was issued today.

90% of LB Beaches Score High Grades in Heal the Bay Summer Report

beach-water-ocean Long Beach Water Quality Continues Steady Improvement; 90% of Beaches Receive “A” and “B” Grades in Heal the Bay Summer Report The City of Long Beach is continued its trend of steadily improved recreational water quality, with 90 percent of beaches receiving excellent marks in the Heal the Bay 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card.

Water Quality at Beaches Shows Continued Improvement in Long Beach

Long Beach Light house and harbor   Water quality continues to improve in Long Beach. — photo by Barbara Holbrook Recreational water quality in Long Beach continued its long-term steady improvement in 2012, based on the water quality grades released today by Heal the Bay in its 2013 Annual Beach Report Card.

Residents Invited to Attend The Colorado Lagoon Grand Re-opening Celebration Saturday, August 25

colorado-lagoon Water Quality Improvements Celebrated Looking for a cool place to beat the heat?  Join the City of Long Beach and Friends of Colorado Lagoon (FOCL) as they celebrate the Grand Re-opening of the Colorado Lagoon on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Heal the Bay Beach Report Shows Long Beach Recreational Water Quality Continues to Improve

water quality in Long Beach continues to improve Photo by John Williams Recreational water quality in Long Beach continues to improve, as grades for city beaches “improved drastically” in the Heal the Bay 2012 Annual Beach Report Card. “I’m proud to see our efforts to clean our coastal waters are paying off,” said Mayor Bob Foster.

Long Beach Beaches Earn High Marks From Heal the Bay

Photo by Ruth L Photo by Ruth L On Tuesday, Heal the Bay released its report of beach water quality, with Long Beach receiving excellent marks for its beach water quality. Water quality in Long Beach showed “dramatic improvement,” with all beaches receiving an “A” grade except for one “B” at Mother’s Beach from the Heal the Bay 2011 End of Summer Beach Report Card.

Plastic Bag Ban Passed By LB City Council

long beach bans plastic bags City Council votes to ban the use of plastic carry out bags in Long Beach. On Tuesday, May 17, the Long Beach City Council approved an ordinance that bans merchants from handing out plastic carry-out bags and imposes a ten-cent charge on recyclable, paper carry-out bags at all supermarkets and other grocery stores, pharmacies, drug stores, convenience stores, foodmarts, and Long Beach farmers markets.

Join Heal the Bay and Go A Day Without a Bag

Reusable bags aren't the only way to go green. The City of Long Beach is joining with Heal the Bay to promote Thursday, December 16, as A Day Without a Bag, when Southland shoppers can take advantage of a giveaway of nearly 20,000 reusable bags at more than 50 locations throughout Los Angeles County.

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