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Washington Marine Debris Task Force Holding Public Meetings on Tsunami Debris Response Plan

The Washington State Marine Debris Task Force is holding community meetings in Ocean Shores and Long Beach to answer questions and gather feedback about the state plan for responding to marine debris from the tragic March 11, 2011, Japan tsunami that may cross the Pacific Ocean and reach Washington beaches. Continue reading

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Washington State Launches Toll-Free Reporting and Info Line for Marine Debris

The State of Washington has announced a new toll-free telephone number for citizens to get updated information and report suspected Japan tsunami debris on the state’s beaches. Continue reading

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Washington Conservation Corp Set to Deploy for Tsunami Debris Cleanup

The Washington Department of Ecology is deploying Washington Conservation Corps crews to help respond to a reported increase of Japan Tsunami marine debris on the state’s coastal beaches. Continue reading

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Washington Governor Announces State Actions to Address Japan Tsunami Debris

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire today directed the state’s Military Department Emergency Management Division to lead a coordinated state effort to address potential tsunami debris floating onto Washington state beaches, and ensure Washington shores remain clean and safe. “The federal … Continue reading

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The First Wave of Tsunami Debris Cleanup

  May 15, 2012 (Homer, Alaska) — The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is joining the Gulf of Alaska Keeper to conduct the first major cleanup of marine debris caused by the Japan Tsunami event of March 11, 2011. On May … Continue reading

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