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2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Eric Sharp, Detroit Free Press Jul. 27--Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said last week that he was confident that the Great Lakes Compact, designed to prevent water diversions from the lakes, would be passed by Congress, although perhaps not this year. I hope he's right, because if Congress doesn't act quickly, we'll soon see panicked and politically powerful interests in the Southwest and Southeast do everything possible to stop the compact from passing -- once enough people in those areas...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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