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U.S. agrees to remove toxic 'Ghost Fleet' ships

Mar 31, 2010 9:23:00 PM - latimes.com
Dozens of military vessels in mothballs, some since the Vietnam War, have shed tons of heavy metals into a waterway northeast of San Francisco. They are to be removed by 2017.

After years of legal wrangling, the federal government agreed Wednesday to remove a fleet of mothballed military ships that has dropped tons of heavy metal pollution into a waterway northeast of San Francisco.

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