Japanese Tsunami

There have been many reports of debris from the March 2011 tsunami reaching the Pacific coastline of the United States. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspected Tsunami Debris Boat Towed To Oregon Port

A 30-foot section of a fiberglass boat believed to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami has been towed to an Oregon port and is headed for the dump once scientists make sure it poses no threat of spreading invasive species.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2015

stock image from 2011 (Photo credit Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

Stock image of debris  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Increase In Debris Reported On State Beaches

An increase in marine debris has been reported on Washington’s coastal beaches, so the state is asking clam diggers to carry a trash bag and pick up any plastic foam or bottles they find.

CBS Seattle–02/07/2013