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Update: Shipbreaking on the Oregon Coast?

The question of whether or not to allow Bay Bridge Enterprises of Virginia to establish a shipbreaking/salvage operation in Yaquina Bay, Newport, Oregon is getting closer to a decision.

The Friends of Yaquina Bay want the Port of Newport to deny a letter of intent with Bay Bridge Enterprises. Another opposition group is called the Save Yaquina Bay Committee. Both groups have a common goal of keeping a shipbreaking operation out of Yaquina Bay. Their methods, however, differ.

Yaquina Bay | Shipbreaking on the Oregon Coast? | background info | Greenpeace analysis of Shipbreaking

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