Oregon Governor To Sign Debris Plan

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber is expected to sign a plan Tuesday on how to handle Japanese tsunami marine debris washing up on Oregon shores. The Governor’s task force will propose a plan at Tuesday’s meeting on how NOAA and state agencies will handle the debris. The plan will also address a comprehensive response to … Continue reading »

Radiation Traces Found In Oregon Tuna

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State researchers have found traces of radioactive cesuim in west coast albacore tuna and they say it’s a result of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that hit the Oregon coast. Federal and university scientists collected and tests fish caught off the west coast before and after March 2011. They say the … Continue reading »