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November 14, 2017

Developers keep building in tsunami zones on Oregon's North Coast

  • A child care center in the inundation zone has emergency cribs equipped with monster wheels in case of evacuation.
    The Daily Astorian

    ASTORIA, Ore. — This fall a child care center moved into a building in Astoria that Oregon State Police had left because it was in the tsunami inundation zone.

    This summer, Patrick Corcoran, a coastal hazards specialist with Oregon State University's Sea Grant program, circled articles in an issue of Warrenton's weekly newspaper about apartment complexes planned in the inundation zone in Warrenton.

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