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The state Ecology Department says some strange flotsam reported on the Washington coast near Ocean Shores last weekend is probably not debris from the Japanese tsunami. Whatcom County should be mostly sheltered from the incoming and possibly
A group of West Coast lawmakers has introduced the Marine Debris Emergency Act to help local and state governments respond more rapidly to the debris, which poses environmental hazards. The bill comes after a 66-foot-long dock floated onto an Oregon
Oregon Nongovernmental groups from Japan and the United States have kicked off a three-day workshop to share knowledge and plan for the influx of tsunami debris in North America. Representatives from the Japan Environmental Action Network, an NGO
Some 88.3 percent of respondents said the incineration of debris by municipalities nationwide should be promoted, with just 8.8 percent opposed, according to the survey. The government has asked prefectures and municipalities outside the Tohoku
It was getting on towards sunset on Monday, May 7, and Lorrie Snyderr, on a visit to Cambria from Los Angeles, was checking out the sunset from the bluff at Moonstone Beach, near the steps at the parking lot by the mouth of Santa Rosa Creek. Peering
Officials are monitoring a large piece of possible tsunami debris about 25 miles off Washington's coast near Westport...He says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been tracking the debris move along the coast for about a week.
Santa Cruz Sentinel RIO DEL MAR Brendan Hurley was on the Internet researching tsunami debris the day before he crossed paths with the real thing. While walking on Rio del Mar beach early June 21, Hurley spotted a blue object near the high-water mark.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced $250,000 in grants Monday for cleaning up tsunami debris from Japan in five states, with distribution possibly by the end of the month. The commitment of up to $50,000 each for Alaska,
Alaska (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday announced it will provide $250,000 in grants to five states affected by debris from last year's tsunami in Japan. The agency said Alaska, Washington,
While officials say there's a slim chance tsunami debris arriving on local shores will reach the disaster level, there are environmental and safety concerns about the flotsam expected to wash up on North Coast beaches over the next several years. As