Coast Guard Called in When Buffalo Protestors Block Tugs

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Coast Guard Station Buffalo and the Erie County Sheriffs Office were called upon Friday after six boats supporting the Iron Workers Local Union 6 blocked the passage of two tugboats. The tugboats Washington and Ohio were pushing a barge carrying windmill parts to a mooring on the Buffalo River. The protesters were protesting the fact that the tugs were being operated by out-of-state...