In this Nov. 21 photo, Meredith Comi of the NY/NJ Baykeeper environmental group lifts concrete cages that are submerged offshore to create oyster reefs at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in Middletown, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

In this Nov. 21 photo, Meredith Comi of the NY/NJ Baykeeper environmental group lifts concrete cages that are submerged offshore to create oyster reefs at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in Middletown, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Military uses oyster reefs to protect warships from storms

A bill in Congress would give coastal towns $100 million for “living shorelines” that include oysters.

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