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July 16, 2019
OLYMPIA (AP) — An environmental nonprofit group is hosting a series of public meetings in western Washington to discuss the possibility of creating an enclosure in Washington's San Juan Islands for orcas retired from theme parks.
The Northwest News Network reports that leaders of the Whale Sanctuary Project say a cordoned-off bay or cove can also serve as a rehabilitation site if a member of the local orca population is ailing.
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