WWII-era vessel still stuck in the Mississippi
HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — Four years after a World War II submarine chaser began to sink in the Mississippi River between Denmark Township and Hastings, prompting a web of government agencies to debate who was responsible for cleanup, the 200-ton boat remains.
Oil and petroleum have been cleared from the craft, and no environmental hazards remain. The boat is on the shoreline in shallow water and does not impede river traffic, officials say.
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