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Oil rigs and fish don't mix

To the editor: According to Jonah Goldberg, defunct oil rigs are the savior fish have been waiting for. ("The good news about offshore oil rigs," Op-Ed, Oct. 20) While fossil fuel aficionados are free to offer such ringing endorsements of the oil-driven catastrophe unfolding around us, their arguments ring as hollow as a single-hulled tanker pierced on a reef. As a condition of these offshore rigs, oil companies committed themselves to their eventual removal. Instead, they want to call them reefs. Well, allow me to present "Shopping Carts to Reefs," where supermarkets toss old carts into the water, creating marine habitat. What about "Appliances to Reefs,"...