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Pollution

Singapore, Singapore
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Pollution

I was wondering how polluted the Corpus Christi area is. We recently went to Surfside beach near Freeport and, although the beach was nice, the air pollution from the nearby factories was horrid. I'm not familiar with the Corpus Christi area so I'm not sure how industrial it is...?

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1. Re: Pollution

We have a very large port area with an expanse of refineries but they are a long way from the Gulf Beaches and the prevailing winds carry any air particulates away from the beaches. I live about 10 minutes away from the Port of Corpus Christi but almost never experience any poor air quality as the Gulf breezes blow the opposite direction. Look for beaches on Mustang Island or north Padre Island. Of course we have the pristine beaches within the Padre Island National Seashore as well.

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