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Boaters Want Officials To Clear Sandy Debris From Brooklyn Waterways

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Some boaters in Brooklyn want government officials to do more to help clean up waterways that were trashed by Hurricane Sandy.

Partially sunken boats still litter coastal areas near Gerritsen Beach.

Old broken docks also create potential hazards.

Boaters who take off from Sheepshead Bay say despite the obstructions, there are clear channels available for navigation.

The city Parks Department and Department of Environmental Protection say cleaning up creeks is not their responsibility.

DEP officials said they voluntarily removed a lot of debris from waterways since Sandy struck.

The state Department of Conservation did not respond to NY1's request for comment.

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