Harmful algae blooms, sometimes called red tide, can cause potentially life-threatening illnesses, from nausea and vomiting to paralysis. Without comprehensive beach water testing programs, millions of Americans are at risk.
The BEACH Act, which supports these programs, is at risk of being defunded. Click the Take Action button to join the Surfrider Foundation and tell Congress not to cut lifesaving water testing programs!
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