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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 2001 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Gray Davis is proposing to spend $100 million in a new effort to combat pollution from sewage spills and storm drains that resulted in 5,000 beach closures and warnings about contamination in 1999, administration officials said Thursday. Parts of Newport Beach had 256 closures or posted warnings in 1999, officials said. Huntington Beach had 158, and portions of Santa Monica Beach had 62.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 2001 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Gray Davis is proposing to spend $100 million in a new effort to combat pollution from sewage spills and storm drains that resulted in 5,000 beach closures and warnings about contamination in 1999, administration officials said Thursday. Parts of Newport Beach had 256 closures or posted warnings in 1999, officials said. Huntington Beach had 158, and portions of Santa Monica Beach had 62.
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August 9, 2000 | SEEMA MEHTA and MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Poorly maintained and aging sewer systems in Orange County have clogged, crumbled or broken down at least 198 times so far this year, spilling more than 300,000 gallons of raw sewage. Much of this bacteria-laden waste eventually finds its way to the Pacific Ocean, adding to the county's miserable year of coastal pollution.
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