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2008-07-14 21:00:12

NASHVILLE - State environmental regulators have denied a permit to wildlife officials to dam up the Black Swamp in Obion County, rebuffing their attempts to create a 900-acre wetland as a wintering area for ducks. But officials said they would decide whether to appeal the decision by the state Department of Environment and Conservation. Wildlife and environmental agencies have been in contention over the construction of a dike and other structures that would transform nearly 900 acres...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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