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Throwing In the Towel on Florida's Tire Reef

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Throwing In the Towel on Florida's Tire Reef

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Throwing In the Towel on Florida's Tire Reef

Throwing In the Towel on Florida's Tire Reef

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A growing number of researchers say that the tire reef off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., created to stimulate new marine growth, has become an environmental disaster. William Nuckols, project coordinator and military liaison for Coastal America, is working with the Navy to remove the tires. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Nuckols.

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