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2009-08-06 13:56:21

A U.S. and Canadian study says the low water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron during nearly all of the last decade were only natural. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Thursday the study into whether erosion in the St.

2008-09-02 21:00:00

By Jerry Zremski A historic agreement among eight states is supposed to protect the waters of the Great Lakes from shipments to more parched parts of the country. But now some environmentalists worry that the lakes will lose their water anyway, one bottle at a time.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Jerry Zremski, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 24--WASHINGTON -- Parched states in other parts of the country someday might want to tap into the fresh water of the Great Lakes, but Congress stands ready to prevent that, lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday.

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2008-07-17 06:10:00

A new study published Wednesday reveals that 57 species carried into the Great Lakes since the lakes were connected to the sea are responsible for $200 million in annual damages.

2005-12-12 19:05:45

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - The cost of a Great Lakes cleanup plan unveiled on Monday by a White House-backed group could reach $20 billion, a price that Washington has already said the U.S. government cannot afford.

2005-12-13 00:05:00

The cost of a Great Lakes cleanup plan unveiled on Monday by a White House-backed group could reach $20 billion, a price that Washington has already said the U.S. government cannot afford.


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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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