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All kinds of garbage, ranging from fishing nets to trash from cargo ships to litter on the beach, finds its way into coastal waters and the ocean, where it traps, ensnares and entangles marine wildlife such as marine mammals, sea turtles and seabirds.
This apparatus, using the high velocity streams of water, rearranges, moves and entangles the fibers, changing the web into a fabric with integrity and other properties.
But as DeMent pointed out, requiring school officials to make certain that students' prayers fall within certain parameters only further entangles government in religious affairs.