Tug Respect lifted from the Oakland estuary

Tug Respect lifted from the Oakland estuary
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard, the Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery, joined efforts to successfully lift the tug Respect, a 150-foot sunken vessel, from the Oakland estuary on Dec. 19, 2013. On Oct. 17, 2013, the Coast Guard was notified by the EPA of a potential pollution threat from the Respect. After further research on the sunken...