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Up to 20 million tons of debris from Japan’s tsunami moving toward Hawaii

Debris from Japan’s tsunami approaching Hawaii. (KITV/ABC) Some 5 to 20 million tons of debris–furniture, fishing boats, refrigerators–sucked into the Pacific Ocean in the wake of Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami are moving rapidly across the Pacific. Researchers from the University of Hawaii tracking the wreckage estimate it could approach the U.S. West Coast […]