derelict vessels http://kplu.org en Sinking incident points to state’s struggle with derelict vessels http://kplu.org/post/sinking-incident-points-state-s-struggle-derelict-vessels <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two derelict vessels are sinking in a bankrupt marina near Tacoma. Fire fighters have circled them with oil booms to contain any pollutants.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The incident is the latest in a series of stories that show the link between ecological health and the economy.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The two boats in question were chained together when one of them, the Helena Star, began to sink. The other, the Golden West, was listing badly when coast guard and firefighters got to the scene. </span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 23:02:53 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7647 at http://kplu.org Sinking incident points to state’s struggle with derelict vessels