Mount Pleasant begins pulling abandoned boats from Shem Creek

Image by Flickr user Charleston WaterkeeperImage by 20090528-boat.jpg Avoidable at low tide, but a hidden navigational hazard at high tide.

Partly to protect the environment and partly to get things ready for a forthcoming park, the Town of Mount Pleasant has used a crane to remove several abandoned boats from Shem Creek.

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The Post and Courier has the story about the town's efforts.

But Mount Pleasant certainly isn't alone, Folly has removed boats as well, and it's an idea that's gaining momentum from towns, to legislatures, to the national press.


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