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2008-07-30 18:00:49

ATLANTA, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chamber of Commerce today filed an amicus brief asking the state Court of Appeals to overturn an Atlanta judge's unprecedented ruling that carbon dioxide emissions are regulated under the federal Clean Air Act. The ruling, which has been watched around the nation, could drive up energy costs and stifle economic development across Georgia for years to come, according to Georgia Chamber President and CEO George Israel. On June 30, Fulton County...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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