For decades, dozens of hulking retired military ships bobbing in the Suisun Bay shed paint chips, causing a hazard to fish and wildlife, according to Baykeeper. "We discovered that the vessels were putting tons of pollution into the bay," said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, Baykeeper executive director. Baykeeper and other environmental groups' 2007 lawsuit led to the removal of the ships, and now only three are left.
Suisun Bay's Famous Ghost Fleet About to Vanish
NBC Bay Area