Instead of properly disposing of unwanted boats and barges, hundreds of vessels have had their identification tags stripped and left to rot along the waterways and in the marshes.
The cleanup program is being funded by tipping fees collected when waste is disposed of in landfills, which currently costs just $1.40 per ton.
March 20, 2010 6:00 AM PDT
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