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2008-07-04 09:00:23

By Bayne Hughes, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 4--A group fighting Alabama Power about Smith Lake water levels hopes a federal regulatory commission's request is the first step toward getting the company to keep the levels more consistent. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asked for more information Wednesday from Alabama Power on reservoir elevations and flow releases for Smith Lake. The commission also asked for a description on how a more stable reservoir would affect water...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.