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New report says dumping spent vessels into sea is harmful listen

07/20/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Throughout the world, used subway cars, tanks, ships and even tires have been placed on the ocean floor in the hope of creating artificial reefs – with varying degrees of success and environmental impact. A new study suggests a Navy program that sinks old warships to create artificial reefs is having some unintended consequences on the environment.

The USS Oriskany, nicknamed the Mighty O, was an aircraft carrier the ...

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