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COASTSWEEP Press and Publications

Find links to press releases, news articles, and other media on these beach cleanups organized by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM).

COASTSWEEP brings thousands of volunteers to the Massachusetts shoreline each fall who not only help to make the coast cleaner and safer, but also record information about the types and amounts of trash, fishing line, and other marine debris they find. This information is sent to the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup program where the data are analyzed and used to help reduce marine debris worldwide. Along with the hard work of these volunteers, COASTSWEEP would not be possible without the support of our dedicated partners.

For press questions, please contact Anne Donovan at anne.donovan@mass.gov or (617) 890-9140. For a full list of information on the COASTSWEEP website, see Overview and Index.

The following are some of the press items and online publications on COASTSWEEP (in reverse date order by category).

Press Releases

(These previous Press Releases are available through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Archive-It site, which may take a while to load. If the page does not display correctly, please hit the back button on your browser and try the link again.)




Publications and Web Pages

Other Items

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