by Matt Rosenberg September 21st, 2012
Yes, of course the Washington State Department of Ecology is on Flickr and yes, they’ve got exactly the pix you know you want to see: marine debris of the first order. It ain’t pretty. Following are a few highlights from the album. Perhaps we could all agree to not leave things floating out at sea. Like boats and oil barrels and stuff. Exceptions granted for tsunamis, of course. While we’re at it, you might want to bookmark DOE’s spill incidents information center, their “publications by program” hub, or their news listserve. Captions immediately below the pictures here are verbatim from DOE. The asides are our own.
Didn’t I see those guys at The Crocodile Tavern last Saturday night? Anyway.
Yes, there really is a Tokeland, Wash. And no, you can’t move there. All the spots are taken. This next one is from the Long Beach Peninsula. Brilliant, huh?