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# Public health professional: The Happydale Department of Environmental

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1. Incidents of waterborne disease will increase. - Neither of both, since nothing has been mentioned about the waterborne diseases in the statement by the Public health professional.

2. The number of beach advisories will increase. - Neither of both, as its mentioned :"The program would require DES to collect biological data from all area beaches. It will also help reduce the number of beach advisories", implying that if the program is adopted then no. of advisories would decrease, but if not then also
we cannot infer if they will increase.

3. DES will shift its principal priorities from monitoring to education- Neither of both,adopted or not nothing can be inferred about shifting priorities as nothing has been mentioned in the passage.

4. There will be fewer, if any, entirely unmonitored beaches. - Adopted, as its clearly mentioned in the statement :". The DES now proposes adoption of the Adopt-a-Beach Program, designed to promote health and environmental education as well as public involvement in the protecting of public beaches." implying that since public would adopt more beaches there would be less unmonitored.

5.Some beaches will remain entirely unmonitored. - Not Adopted - This would happen incase the program is not adopted, since the owner participation who do not allow pubic would be voluntary and thus there would be some beaches left that would be entirely unmonitored.
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Incidents of waterborne disease will increase.---NEITHER
The number of beach advisories will increase.--NEITHER
DES will shift its principal priorities from monitoring to education.---NEITHER
There will be fewer, if any, entirely unmonitored beaches.---ADOPTED. If the DES proposal is successfully adopted then more beaches will be monitored, if not all.
Some beaches will remain entirely unmonitored.---NOT ADOPTED. If the proposal isn't adopted then DES won't be able to monitor all beaches(likely no more than it does currently.)
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1 - Incidents of waterborne disease will increase. : Neither. This is because the condition can remain the same. It's not necessary that incidents will increase.
2 - The number of beach advisories will increase. Neither. This is because the condition can remain the same. It's not necessary that incidents will increase.
3 - DES will shift its principal priorities from monitoring to education. Neither. This is irrelevant at best.
4 - There will be fewer, if any, entirely unmonitored beaches. We can surely say about the monitoring. If we decide to ADOPT the program, this will be true
5 - Some beaches will remain entirely unmonitored. We can surely say about the monitoring. If we decide NOT to ADOPT the program, this will be true
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Let's first break the statement into two.

The DES now proposes adoption of the Adopt-a-Beach Program, designed to promote health and environmental education as well as public involvement in the protecting of public beaches. The program would require DES to collect biological data from all area beaches. It will also help reduce the number of beach advisories, whereby the public must be warned of dangerous conditions on certain beaches.

Here, it is telling us that if we adopt the program, it would require DES to collect [biological] data from all area beaches. If we are collecting data from all area beaches, then we can infer that all area beaches are being somewhat monitored. With this, we can say that fewer, if any, beaches will be entirely unmonitored.

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The Happydale Department of Environmental Services (DES) has inspected area beaches for pathogenic bacteria for over 20 years. Currently, DES monitors 50 freshwater beaches and 10 coastal beaches on a weekly basis. Program participation by owners of beaches that are open to the public is voluntary. Beach owners who choose not to participate in the Program are allowing the public to recreate on entirely unmonitored beaches.

If not adopted, nothing will change; everything will remain the way it has always been. It says in the statement, that currently (before the adaptation), there are entirely unmonitored beaches. This means that if nothing is adopted, we should still expect that some beaches will remain entirely unmonitored.
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Re: Public health professional: The Happydale Department of Environmental [#permalink]
Made a mistake in the first one, don't really like the logic behind it
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