Coast Guard responds to a barge that struck a submerged object in Columbia River

Coast Guard responds to a barge that struck a submerged object in Columbia River
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard, has engaged federal and state partners, in their response to a report of a barge that struck a submerged object while transiting on the Columbia River at approximately 3 a.m., Friday. The double-bottom barge Tri-City Voyager, which was being pushed by the tug Defiance, has approximately 1,770,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board. No immediate pollution is reported. Coast...