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  • Coca production in Colombia jumped 39 pct in 2014

    Cultivation of the leaf used to make cocaine skyrocketed last year in Colombia, according to a new White House report that's likely to pressure authorities here to preserve a threatened U.S. aerial eradication program at the heart of the drug war.
  • State IDs faulty tanks; now tank law is being scaled back

    After a 2014 chemical spill polluted drinking water for more than 300,000 people in West Virginia, lawmakers there quickly mandated tighter surveillance of the state's chemical storage tanks. It revealed dozens of tanks that shouldn't have been in service...

    Colorado cracking down on pot pesticides

    Colorado is cracking down on pesticide use in the marijuana industry, trying to end years of sloppy oversight of which chemicals are used on the nascent industry. A state Senate panel voted 7-0 Friday to give the Colorado Department of Agriculture $300,...

    W.Va. regulators require more disclosure at coal prep plants

    West Virginia environmental regulators are ordering coal preparation plants to disclose which chemicals they use that could sully streams. In an order Tuesday, the Department of Environmental Protection told coal prep plants to disclose and test for...

    Fed survey finds U.S. economy growing at moderate pace

    Fed survey finds U.S. economy growing at moderate pace
    The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace from mid-February through the end of March although the harsh winter, the rising value of the dollar and a big plunge in oil prices were having adverse effects on some industries, the Federal Reserve said...