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Senators ask hard questions about the US’s plans to respond to the 3-11 tsunami debris

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On Thursday May 17, 2012 the Senate Commerce Committee, Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee, held an oversight meeting on Stemming the Tide: The U.S. Response to Tsunami Generated Marine Debris. Senators Begich, Snowe and Cantwell asked questions of NOAA and the USCG.

A Storify compilation of tweets about the hearing can be seen at


Storify summary of 3-11 Tsunami Debris Hearing Tweets

Link to the Storify recap at http://sfy.co/xnj


The full video of the hearing is available on the Senate Commerce website at http://commerce.senate.gov


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Written by Will Nuckols

May 17, 2012 at 3:19 pm