Tsunami Debris Meeting For Pacific County

SOUTH BEND, Wash. – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency has rescheduled three public presentations to discuss the marine debris generated by the March 2011 Japanese tsunami and its potential to impact the Pacific County coastline.

Presentations are now scheduled for:

February 14, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at the Peninsula Church Center, Seaview, WA

February 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m. at the Ocean Park Firehall, Ocean Park, WA

February 15, 2012, 5:30 p.m. at the Shoalwater Bay Tribal Center, Tokeland, WA

Stephanie Fritts, Pacific County E9-1-1 and Emergency Mgmt Director, tells us the Regional Coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Debris Program will lead the presentation. In addition, representatives from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the US Coast Guard, Washington State Emergency Management Division, and Washington State Department of Health have been invited to answer questions that might arise specific to their areas of expertise.

The public and local agencies and organizations are welcome to attend any of the presentations, which are intended to be of an informational nature.