DNR nixes idea of sinking Kalakala for dive park

by Tim Flanagan on January 27, 2010

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Paul Gottlieb has the story in the Peninsula Daily News:

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Natural Resources has sunk the idea of sinking the former ferry Kalakala to create a recreational reef as part of an Ediz Hook dive park — and has suggested the dive park itself may never get off the ground.

"We are not currently authorizing the sinking of vessels for dive attractions, rx
" Kristin Swenddal, advice
division manager for the state aquatic resources program, medications
said Tuesday.

Even if the decrepit vessel were sandblasted and its oil removed, a significant level of contamination still would exist, she said.

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