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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 7/18/00



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JUMP INTO THE LAKES THIS SUMMER!
http://www.great-lakes.net/tourism/
Looking to cool down in or on the water? Visit GLIN's Tourism section to
find out more about Great Lakes beaches, boating, canoeing & kayaking,
cruises, and scuba diving!

AN ENVIRONMENTAL LOOK AT RISING GAS PRICES
http://www.mecprotects.org/gas.html
A new generation of drivers and consumers is expecting cleaner, greener,
cheaper and safer modes of transportation. This three-part series
examines gas conservation, urban sprawl and alternative fuels.

MONTHLY BULLETIN OF GREAT LAKES WATER LEVELS
http://huron.lre.usace.army.mil/levels/bltnhmpg.html
View current and forecasted water levels for each of the Great Lakes and
Lake St. Clair, as published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Detroit District.

GET THE FACTS ABOUT MERCURY THERMOMETERS
http://www.epa.gov/grtlakes/bnsdocs/hg/thermometers.html
Ann Arbor, Mich. has joined Duluth, Minn., and San Francisco, Calif., in
banning mercury thermometers. Learn more about this issue and what you
can do to prevent mercury-related pollution and sickness.

Related links:
FAQs about mercury fever thermometers
http://www.epa.gov/grtlakes/bnsdocs/hg/thermfaq.html

Mercury report met with optimism
http://www.enn.com/news/enn-stories/2000/07/07122000/mercury_14690.asp

CIRCLING THE CAT: AAA's "Michigan Living" Magazine features the Lake
Erie Circle Tour!
http://www.aaamich.com/travel/tips_services/michigan_living/july_aug2000/erie.asp?SubCatID=9&SecondNav=5

Take a ride on the 500-plus-mile Lake Erie Circle Tour for a turnpike's
length of roller coaster rides, history, super fishing, peace and quiet,
and rock and roll. And don't forget about wondrous Niagara Falls, an
easy detour.


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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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