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Trying to protect the Great Lakes: 12/18/06

By Carl Levin
Daily Press

WASHINGTON — As those of us who live in Michigan know, the Great Lakes are awe inspiring. They are also an indispensable natural, economic and recreational resource for Michigan and many other states. The largest fresh water system in the world with roughly 18 percent of the world’s fresh water, the Great Lakes provide drinking water for more than 30 million people. (more…)