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Fighting Great Lakes Invaders at Sea: Ships Must Flash Tanks with Saltwater (Jan 18, 2007) Detroit Free Press. Under the rule, ships will be required to swish saltwater through their ballast tanks and pump it back into the ocean 200 nautical miles offshore. The proposed rule would make U.S. requirements consistent with existing Canadian regulations.
Boars at Center of Local Controversy (Jan 6, 2008) Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Supreme Court has ruled that captive boars at fenced
hunting preserves are wildlife, a decision that could
force the state Game Commission to regulate pay-to-hunt