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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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