Coast Guard asks public to label barrels used to mark, weigh down docks

Coast Guard asks public to label barrels used to mark, weigh down docks
BUFFALO, New York — The Coast Guard is requesting that homeowners mark barrels that are being used to mark and weigh down docks for quick identification. Painting or marking a large red “X” on the barrel allows Coast Guard crews to quickly identify it as a non-hazardous dock barrel and allow its origin and contents to be resolved without the need for further specialized investigation. Within...