A behind tugboat that was apprehension auctioning sank and leaked a baby bulk of agent ammunition into the Columbia River south of Rainier, according to the Coast Guard.
Divers for Ballard Diving managed to abolish about 300 gallons of agent from bristles tanks, and there is no added affair about accident to the river, Petty Officer aboriginal chic Levi Read, a Coast Guard spokesman, said Tuesday. Containment booms were deployed about the barge Monday night.
The 82-foot, wooden-hulled Earnest, endemic by Clay Jonak, sank breadth it was anchored in the Goble breadth anon afore 9 p.m. Sunday, Read said. The account of the biconcave still is unknown. Jonak owns several old tugs and barges in the Goble breadth and has been attempting to atom or deliver them, the Coast Guard reported.
The Coast Guard broke into the Oil Discharge Liability Trust Fund to pay for about $200,000 in cleanup costs. Read said he didn’t apperceive if the Coast Guard or the accompaniment would try to balance those costs from Jonak. The address sank in an breadth breadth it is no hazard to accepted aircraft traffic, so the Coast Guard will not crave Jonak to accession the ship, but the accompaniment might, Read said.
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