Law gap means open season for dumping old boats

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While several American states have floated new initiatives to tackle derelict or abandoned vessels, there's little to stop boat owners in British Columbia from using the province's waterways as a dumping ground for derelict vessels.

The problem remains sunk by bureaucracy — or a lack thereof. If they're not deemed an obstruction, there's no mandate to act. In other words, it's open season for dumping.

Click here to read a report in The Victoria Times Colonist.