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NOAA: No giant floating island of tsunami debris

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say there is no island of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami floating toward the United States. Some media reports have warned of a Texas-sized island of wreckage, based on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration map of tsunami debris. But NOAA marine debris chief Nancy Wallace says that's not true. She said Thursday that there's an area in the...

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