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Old 08-02-2008
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... leaves and large bugs are rather rare on the open water.
So are chemical contaminants . Geez what kind of rain do you guys get?
Are you sure?

Has anyone tested rainwater from around the coasts and on the oceans?

I look at the damage done to the Shenandoah and Smokies from acid rain. The lawsuits filed by the North Eastern states against power plants and industies in the midwest for their pollution which carries all the way to Nerw England and beyond. The information available about contaminants in the air on the west coast that come from Asia. Particulate matter found precipitating across oceans away from their sources.

What makes you guys so sure that the rainwater falling on your boats and being imbibed into your bodies is clean?
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