Foundation to begin new reef construction

May 11, 2012

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure — or another fish’s treasure, as it may be.

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Retired Destroyer About To Become Artificial Reef

July 8, 2010

It now appears a target window, if not a firm date, has been established for the sinking of a retired U.S. Navy destroyer as part of a three-state artificial reef system just 30 miles from the Ocean City Inlet.

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Nonprofit blasts plan to sink USS Arthur W. Radford for artificial reef

Dec 13, 2010

Next spring’s sinking of the USS Arthur W. Radford will pollute the ocean with toxic waste, cost Americans jobs and hurt marine life by attracting fish to one area where they will be over-harvested, according to a report by the Basel Action Network, a national nonprofit group that focuses on environmental and trade issues.

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USS Radford deployment most likely delayed

Nov 26, 2010

The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said this week that the reefing of the USS Radford will most likely take place in April, 2011.

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Maryland Partnership Adds to Dominion Reef at the Gooses

Nov 22, 2010

In November, the Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) added additional concrete material to Dominion Reef at the Gooses, its second major construction operation at this site this year.

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Navy destroyer USS Radford is readied to be sunk as part of an artificial reef off Cape May County

Sept 17, 2010

Glenn Arthur looked at the massive ship next to him and figured it just might put Cape May on the scuba diving map.

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Preparations for ex-USS Arthur W. Radford sinking under way

June 8, 2010

The transfer agreement giving title of the ex-USS Arthur W. Radford to Delaware for sinking as an artificial reef was formalized this week when the US Navy issued a “Notice to proceed” to move the former destroyer to dry dock in the Philadelphia Naval Yard.

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Asian oysters not part of plan to revive stocks in Bay

April 7, 2009

Virginia, Maryland and the Army Corps of Engineers announced a new strategy Monday for restoring oysters in the Chesapeake Bay, a 10-year plan costing $500 million that excludes any use of exotic Asian oysters.

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Recycled Army Tanks, Bridges, and Subway Cars

January 30, 2009

What can you do with entire army tanks left over from the Vietnam War, NYC subway cars, and entire bridges? Strip ?em, clean ?em, and sink ?em!

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Third Batch Of Subway Cars Will Be Sunk Soon

Shawn J. Soper
January 16, 2009
The Dispatch

Less than two months after the last batch of retired New York City subway cars were dropped on Ocean City?s growing artificial reef system, another batch could be deployed off the coast of the resort as early as next week.

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More subway cars to be converted to reefs

Brian Shane
The Daily Times
November 23, 2008

A local environmental group will send another 40 retired New York City subway cars to the briny depths of the Atlantic as a major artificial reef-building initiative continues.

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Maryland NGOs

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