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U.S. funds bid to clear ammo from Lake Erie

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By LAREN WEBER
BLADE STAFF WRITER

An uncounted number of artillery shells - some unexploded - litter the bottom of Lake Erie off Ottawa County.

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) announced yesterday $1.4 million was made available through the U.S. Department of Defense to begin a massive cleanup effort. The Defense Department will use recently developed sensing and mapping technology to identify munitions on both land and water. "We're trying very hard to do what we can to get this major cleanup started," Miss Kaptur said.  more...

 



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I would like to know L. Weber, when the over 100 million metric tons are going to be scrapped off the bottome of the center of lake Michigan accross from Great Lakes where thousands of sailors to part in firing exercises during the same time frame. J.C.Landon (jlandon@fuse.net)8/10/2006 11:23:33 AM
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