US Braces for Tsunami Debris, but Impact Unclear

US Braces for Tsunami Debris, but Impact Unclear

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The wreckage of Taro seen from the top of the town’s tsunami wall. Caption and photo courtesy of: © Mark Edward Harris.

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More than a year after a tsunami devastated Japan, killing thousands of people and washing millions of tons of debris into the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government and West Coast states don’t have a cohesive plan for cleaning up the rubble that floats to American shores.

There is also no firm handle yet on just what to expect…

Read Full Article, ABC News / AP

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