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Insurmountable trash washed up on Bang Saen beach reaching 10 tons per day

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View of Bang Saen beach in Chonburi province

View of Bang Saen beach in Chonburi province. Photo: Thailand News.

BANGKOK, 7 October 2013 (NNT) – Not far from Bangkok, Bang Saen Beach in Chon Buri, a well-known tourist destination, is experiencing a bombardment of up to 10 tons of trash being washed up on its shores daily.

The 4.5 kilometer beach, also known as “Bang Saen the Utopia”, is currently dealing with its chronic problem of trash and sediment polluting the area. Mayor of Saen Suk, Narongchai Khunplome elaborated on the issue that each annual monsoon will bring in trash collected from various “rivers’ mouths” or deltas, as the beach is geographically located in a point that particularly receives a lot of the ocean’s incoming waves.

Read more: NNT

National News Bureau of Thailand

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