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Volunteers Remove 175 Pounds of Debris from Sachuest Beach

But there is concern since 136 people removed more than a half-ton of debris on March 8, prompting some to ask where it's coming from.

Photo Courtesy Clean Ocean Access via Facebook
Photo Courtesy Clean Ocean Access via Facebook
Seventeen people worked hard on Thursday in the windswept sands of Sachuset Beach in Middletown, removing a total of 175 pounds of marine debris from the shore and surrounding area.

The cleanup, sponsored by Clean Ocean Access, was a success and "a great team effort," organizers said, but buried in the good news is cause for alarm.

"On March 8th a team of 136 people scoured this area and removed 1143 pounds of trash. Where is this stuff coming from?"

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