Having cleared harbors and assessed dam safety in Iraq, a team of military divers is likely to come to Fort Lauderdale to work on an environmental mess inflicted on South Florida in the 1970s.
Broward County has requested the return of Army and Navy divers to haul up thousands of waste tires that had been dumped off Broward County in a failed attempt to create artificial reefs.
Previous operations brought up about 72,000 tires before being suspended as divers became busy with the war in Iraq, earthquake rescue in Haiti and other missions.
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