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Editorial: Great Lakes are ours to save

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How much abuse can the Great Lakes take before the damage is irreversible?

We’re in the process of finding out.

A new conservation-group study concludes that reduced water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are the result of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging project.

“Shoreline alteration, historical aggregate riverbed mining and navigation dredging are resulting in ongoing erosion at the bottom of the St. Clair River and have resulted in the permanent and continuing lowering of water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron,” according to the Georgian Bay Association, a Canadian nonprofit organization that coordinated the six-month study.   more...

 



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C'mon fire it up. Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party. At the very least it is the time for all of us to become an annoyance to our congressional leaders in the faint hope that they might do the right thing. Eric Hough2/1/2005 12:14:50 PM
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