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Outer Banks Beaches Given Four Stars

Need a good reason to come to the Outer Banks this summer? How about because we have some of the cleanest beaches on the coast?

Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks got four stars in an annual report on water quality released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

The organization’s19th annual report on beach water quality gives information on water monitoring, pollution and other issues for more than 6,000 beaches across the country, according to a news release.

Read more of the article from the Virginian-Pilot.