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Oregon Takes On Expensive and Hazardous Coastal Issue: Abandoned and Derelict Vessels

Meg Gardner with the Oregon State Marine Board discusses an expensive and hazardous coastal issue they are currently tackling. “When most people think of marine debris, they think old fishing gear, plastic bags, or cigarette butts. But another category of debris exists that challenges coastal managers throughout the U.S. – abandoned and derelict vessels (ADV’s)…”