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Senator seeks $15M for tsunami debris – Begich – “We have that option right now to do something,”

Sen. Mark Begich said it’s embarrassing that the government of Japan has put  more funding toward the debris cleanup than the U.S. government has. He said the  impact of debris from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan reaching U.S.  shores is as much a natural disaster as a hurricane, drought or wildfire — it’s  just unfolding in slow motion. Read more: http://www.alaskajournal.com/Alaska-Journal-of-Commerce/December-Issue-2-2012/Senator-seeks-15M-for-tsunami-debris/