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2008-07-09 12:00:44

Several small border communities in Quebec fear plans to expand an upstate New York dump will contaminate their water supply, officials said. The existing dump is about 100 acres in Westville, N.Y., some 3 miles south of the border, and authorities want to expand it to 600 acres, the Gazette newspaper in Montreal reported. The mayors of several small Quebec villages told the newspaper wells would eventually be contaminated by dump run-off into the Chateauguay River and major agricultural...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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