Opinion

February 26, 2013 12:00 AM

Derelict vessels damage state’s budget and environment

If you walk the docks at marinas or port facilities from Long Beach to Bellingham, you will encounter rotting, rusting and gradually sinking aquatic vessels. Boats, ships and barges of every variety and size are falling apart in Washington waterways – threatening marine ecosystems, obstructing commerce and ruining otherwise scenic views.

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