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Marco Rubio Urges Navy to Use Damaged Ship as Artificial Reef Off Florida Coast

“According to reports, the U.S. Navy currently intends to scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard at a cost of approximately $30 million.  The state of Florida has indicated that utilizing the vessel as an artificial reef would be far less costly and time consuming, and would certainly be much more economically and ecologically productive,” Rubio added.
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Florida Congressional Reps Call on Navy to Use Damaged Ship as Artificial Reef Off...

U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., teamed up on the matter last week.