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February 26, 2013

Global Diving plugs leak in barge that dumped cars into Commencement Bay

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Ecology Department and others are working on plans to retrieve several crushed cars that fell into water 242 feet deep in Tacoma's Commencement Bay after a barge developed a leak and tipped them over the side.

The department and the Coast Guard didn't know the exact number of cars that landed in the water Sunday, Ecology spokeswoman Linda Kent and Coast Guard spokesman Nathan Littlejohn said.

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