Friday, May 18, 2012

US Senator: Japan tsunami debris will be worst single pollution event to ever hit west coast of N. America, far exceeding Exxon Valdez — Raises radiation concerns during opening statement

Hearing Discusses Tsunami-related Ocean Debris Reaching U.S. Coastlines
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska)
May 17, 2012
Summary

  • Marine debris expert says Japan tsunami debris will far exceed any single pollution event to hit West Coast of N. America, worse than Exxon Valdez
  • I want to ask what you know about the radiation threat because of its concern to many
  • I hear over and over and over again about some of the large sightings of debris
  • Sightings are growing rapidly
  • We fear what the impact may be
…Video clip coming soon…

Watch the 3-hour hearing here

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