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Not the time to sink Rigs to Reefs program - The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

December 20, 2014

Not the time to sink Rigs to Reefs program

Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 am

An interesting fight is developing in the Gulf of Mexico: A group that includes some shrimpers, scientists and environmentalists has asked the federal government to scrap the Rigs to Reefs program.

Since 1985, about 450 offshore rigs have been turned into artificial reefs.

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