The park service is accepting public comment on a plan to revamp the septic system of the public restrooms—including moving the leach field upland—until Dec. 12. David Briggs

The National Park Service is moving forward with a plan to overhaul its wastewater treatment facility at Stinson Beach, where septic tank leaks have long been suspected to pollute groundwater. The septic system services public bathrooms and showers for park employees and hundreds of thousands of beachgoers. Though the park says it is pursuing the project according a schedule . . .

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