Derelict Vessels http://nwpr.org en Washington Set To Pass Legislation On Derelict Vessels But Funding Problems Remain http://nwpr.org/post/washington-set-pass-legislation-derelict-vessels-funding-problems-remain <p></p><p>There are several hundred derelict and abandoned vessels dotting the waterways of Washington and Oregon. They can block navigation and pollute the environment. And they can also be very expensive to remove.</p><p>Bills to fund the clean up and prevention of derelict vessels have now been passed in the Washington house and senate, but Ashley Ahearn reports, no permanent sources of funding for large vessel removal have been identified.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:36:28 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 24868 at http://nwpr.org Washington Set To Pass Legislation On Derelict Vessels But Funding Problems Remain