Japanese tsunami

Exhibit Will Feature Dock From Tsunami

By Jim McCoy Thu 28th February NewsdockJapanese tsunami
The Hatfield Marine Science Center will open an exhibit in March featuring a slice of a Japanese dock ripped loose during an earthquake and tsunami and washed up ashore near Newport last year. A museum official says the exhibit is a reminder that a similar earthquake and tsunami could happen in the Northwest. The Salem Statesman Journal reports the exhibit will open March 10 at tRead More »

Non-profits Team To Clean Tsunami Debris

Four nonprofit groups say they will team up to organize and coordinate Oregon volunteers working on tsunami debris. The World of Coos Bay reports the groups plan to create a data base of people who can monitor the Oregon coast, report debris accumulating and help in cleanup efforts.
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Tsunami Dock Work Underway

By Jim McCoy Wed 1st August Newsdock removalJapanese tsunami

Workers have started cutting up the giant Japanese dock that was torn away by last year's tsunami and washed up on an Oregon beach. Oregon Parks Department spokesman Chris Havel said Wednesday that workers for Ballard Diving and Salvage got their wire saw working and decided to just go ahead with the first cut, rather than wait for afternoon.
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Dock Washing Ashore May Be From 2011 Tsunami

By Jim McCoy Wed 6th June NewsJapanese tsunamitsunami debris

UPDATE: Officials report the dock was checked for radiation and it tested negative.Read More »

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