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A scathing new report gives Florida beaches a nearly flunking score.

The Surfrider Foundation puts out an annual report card for the nation’s beaches. This year, Florida beaches received a “D” grade. Among the problems: A lot of development near beaches, not planning for rising sea levels and relying too much on dumping more sand onto eroding beaches rather than finding long term solutions.

Our state’s beaches draw more visitors than all the US theme parks and national parks combined, raking in $55 billion a year.

According to ABC Action News