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NEWS For the Capital City Weekly It seems that modern life - at least modern life in big cities - seldom puts us in situations where we feel proud of our neighbors, but a recent project in Tenakee Springs brought out some of the very best about life in these parts. Almost a year ago a couple of our residents became aware that grant money was available through NOAA to help clean up marine debris that had been accumulating for years along our shoreline. As was to be expected when dealing with the Feds, it took nearly a year to fill out the forms, jump through the hoops, and then get other agencies like our own Department of Transportation and the Marine Highway System lined up and on board. It wasn't exactly like herding cats but close.

3.5 tons of debris cleaned up in Tenakee

Art Bloom, Mark Meyer, Tom Heath and Flint Allred load Larry Schultz's landing craft, piled full of collected debris. The marine debris was collected from
Photos By Cynthia Meyer
Art Bloom, Mark Meyer, Tom Heath and Flint Allred load Larry Schultz's landing craft, piled full of collected debris. The marine debris was collected from "Our" Cove, located east of Tenakee Springs on the north shore of Tenakee Inlet.
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