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Friday, April 19, 2013

A company has proposed a shipbreaking operation at the Port of Astoria to take apart and recycle vessels.

"It's not a project I'm really excited about, personally," said Commissioner Larry Pfund.

Objections to potential problems such as from hazardous materials used in ship construction have thwarted previous shipbreaking projects in Oregon.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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