City Beaches NRDC Report: Some Barely Make The Grade

08/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • By Irving Dejohn and Christina Boyle NY Daily News

A new report card on New York's coastline says Orchard and Manhattan beaches are among the dirtiest in the city.

South Beach on Staten Island and Kingsborough Community College Beach in Brooklyn also fared poorly in the 19th annual "Testing the Water" guide released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

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