Tag: debris

Cantwell and Begich Call on Obama Administration to Free Funds to Study Fukushima Debris

Senators Mark Begich and Maria Cantwell Friday called on the Obama administration to free up emergency funding from the National Science Foundation to research...

U.S. Senators Want Money For Monitoring Tsunami Debris

U.S. Senators Mark Begich and Washington's Maria Cantwell want the federal government to quickly look into the potential impacts of tsunami-generated debris. The Democrats held...

Scientists Say Radiation Not Big Concern In Tsunami Debris

It’s been just over a year since a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The ensuing tsunami devastated Japan’s coastline and killed nearly 16,000 people. While Japan continues to recover from the disaster, debris has started to show up on U.S. shores.

Sen. Murkowski Seeking Answers On Japan Tsunami Debris

It’s been nearly a year since an earthquake in Japan triggered a tsunami that devastated whole communities in that country’s Northwest area.

Japan Tsunami Debris Arriving on West Coast

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Debris from last March’s Japan tsunami has begun arriving on the west coast, much earlier than computer models predicted it would.