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Tag: Scrap cars

June
10th

36 scrap cars removed from Commencement Bay after being dumped from listing barge in February

More than three months after a listing barge dumped 36 scrap vehicles into Commencement Bay, crews have brought the cars to the surface.

It took time to get the necessary permits to start the recovery on the state land near Browns Point, but the operation itself took only days.

The state Department of Ecology said June 4 that the company contracted to remove the cars had gotten the necessary state permits, and by Wednesday evening all the vehicles had been removed, according to Global Diving & Salvage.

Canadian-based Amix Marine Services, owner of the barge that dumped the cars Feb.

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