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AL governor to designate Lake Martin 'treasured'

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Bob Riley is to sign an executive order that will designate Lake Martin as a "Treasured Alabama Lake."

Riley has scheduled a news conference for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to make Lake Martin the first lake in the state to receive the special designation.

Riley will sign the order in a ceremony at the lighthouse at Children's Harbor on Lake Martin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Riley said the "Treasured Alabama Lake" designation will be awarded to lakes that meet quality standards for cleanliness and nutrient enrichment.

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