Beaches in Long Beach Remain Closed Days After L.A. Sewage Spill

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Days after a sewage leak, beaches in Long Beach will remain closed until a second set of samples come back clean.

Nelson Kerr, manager of Long Beach’s Bureau of Environmental Health, said initial test samples came back clean Tuesday, but a second set was taken to verify that the waters were safe.

“The lab results look good,” he said. “When the first set of samples came in, there was no indication of a sewage spill, but we’re testing the waters again to be sure.”

Until the second test results come back on Thursday morning, the beaches will remain closed, Kerr said.

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