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http://www.freep.com/voices/columnists/egran23_20040123.htm


LOCAL COMMENT: Keep
Great Lakes clean, safe

January 23, 2004

BY JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM

What is Michigan without water? What would we be if not the Great Lakes state?

It is hard to imagine our peninsulas without their mighty guardians. It is hard to imagine a city without a lake, river or stream nearby. Our water is our greatest resource and our greatest legacy. It drives our economy and shapes our character. But today this resource is threatened.

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