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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.