Talk of the Towns 7/27/07

Producer/host: Ron Beard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Topic: Healthy Boating and Healthy Beaches

Why are we concerned? What are the human health aspects of swim beaches? What sorts of contaminants are common and how/where do they originate?

Guests: Esperanza Stancioff, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Sea Grant Coordinator, Maine Healthy Beaches Program; Pamela Parker, Maine Department of Environmental Protection; Jane Disney, Mount Desert Island Water Quality Coalition; Bill Gawley, Water Quality Specialist, Acadia National Park

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