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Juneau considers new rules for anchoring in city waters


February 15, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau officials have decided to review ordinances on anchoring boats in an attempt to stop vessels from being left to waste in city waters.

The Assembly has taken up the issue in response to a notorious tug boat that’s been anchored near a downtown harbor for years, KTOO Public Media of Juneau reported Saturday.

There is currently no time limit for anchoring in city waters of the Gastineau Channel, which falls between federal, state and local jurisdictions.

Juneau Harbormaster Dave Borg said that’s a problem because Juneau’s harbors weren’t made for ve...

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