Fish Win Big When Dead Oil Rigs are Left to Rot in Rigs-to-Reefs Program

July 2, 2013 by  
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Though it’s hard to imagine, sometimes oil and gas rigs in the ocean can be a force for good. Offshore rigs act as artificial reefs for wildlife, providing plants and sea life a place to bunker down. Which is why a recent announcement from the Obama administration, which relaxes rules regarding the removal of dead rigs (not the parts that contain oil — just the platforms), is a small win for the environment. Read the rest of Fish Win Big When Dead Oil Rigs are Left to Rot in Rigs-to-Reefs Program Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artificial reefs , dead oil rigs , Decommissioned oil rigs , fuel clean up , ocean clean up , ocean conservation , ocean drilling , offshore drilling , removing dead oil rigs , removing decommissioned oil rigs , Rigs-to-Reefs , sea life conservation , Wildlife conservation        

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Fish Win Big When Dead Oil Rigs are Left to Rot in Rigs-to-Reefs Program

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