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June 15, 2017

Tribe, groups sue Navy over ship cleaning here

By PHUONG LE
Associated Press

The Suquamish Tribe and two environmental groups are suing the U.S. Navy, saying it sent harmful pollutants into Puget Sound when it cleaned a decommissioned aircraft carrier near Bremerton.

The mothballed 60,000-ton USS Independence was cleaned in waters near Bremerton, in January and February before it was towed to Brownsville, Texas, this month to be dismantled.


 
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