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What's New & Notable, 17 December 2002

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Repowering the Midwest.

The "Repowering the Midwest" project aims to achieve cleaner energy resources and implement sustainable energy strategies, promote innovative and efficient transportation and land use approaches that produce cleaner air and more jobs, and develop sound environmental management practices.

eNews from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
> > > www.mmsd.com/enews/issue2j/enews.html < < <
Learn about the city's latest efforts to determine sources of bacterial contamination that lead to water quality impacts in the Milwaukee, Wis., area. A new project will help identify the transport mechanisms and ultimate fate of bacteria once in the harbor/estuary and nearshore waters of Lake Michigan.
Bringing back the Bay
> > > Includes photo gallery! < < <
This ambitious seven-part series of articles and editorials explores the history of Hamilton (Ont.) Harbour and efforts to preserve it. Includes stories about the reclamation, remediation, and restoration of the Hamilton Harbour Area of Concern, complete with photo slideshow.
Wisconsin Sea Grant.

Fish, frogs, exploring shipwrecks, zebra mussels and many more topics of interest...check out the latest offerings from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

Exploring the Cleveland Salt Mine.

Did you know that most of the salt that's dumped on northern highways comes from ancient salt beds under the Great Lakes? In the 1950s, miners dug a 1,750-foot shaft down into the salt from an island in Cleveland's harbor. From here, a vast honeycomb of underground rooms stretches three and a half miles out under Lake Erie.

USACE Digital Visual Library
> > > http://images.usace.army.mil/ < < <
This comprehensive, searchable gallery is a one-stop source for photographs, illustrations, artwork, clip art, logos, maps, and posters of a majority of the Corps of Engineers civil and military projects from around the world. The photo and historical library sections offer images in both high-resolution as well as web-ready formats.

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