Bonamici says debris is ‘wake-up call’


With increasing amounts of debris apparently coming from the Japanese tsunami and washing ashore on Oregon’s and Washington’s coast, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici wants federal, state and local agencies to step up efforts.

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With increasing amounts of debris apparently coming from the Japanese tsunami and washing ashore on Oregon’s and Washington’s coast, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. wants federal, state and local agencies to step up efforts to keep beaches safe and the public informed.

During a briefing with representatives from several government agencies, cities and organizations in Cannon Beach, Bonamici said the Japanese dock that landed in Newport recently was a “wake-up call” that debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was arriving.

Read more in today’s Daily Astorian.


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