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Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
PLYMOUTH, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state regulators say the main cause of an explosion in 2014 at a southeastern Washington natural gas facility was inadequate procedures that allowed oxygen to remain in the system. A pressure vessel ruptured at the Williams Northwest Pipeline facility in Plymouth, Washington, on March 31, 2014, injuring six employees and causing tens of millions of dollars in dam
Marijuana Tax Holiday
Marijuana Tax Holiday
DENVER (AP) — Colorado stoners will be getting a break next Wednesday. Because of a quirk in the state sales-tax law, legal pot will be tax-free. That should shave about 20 bucks off an ounce of mid-grade weed. The one-day tax waiver is mandated by a provision in the Colorado Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, which requires voter approval of new taxes...
EPA Inspectors Busy Investigating Colorado Spill; Deere Sales Fall in Weak Economy
EPA Inspectors Busy Investigating Colorado Spill; Deere Sales Fall in Weak Economy
A bipartisan group of senators from western states are asking the Environmental Protection Agency inspector general to investigate all aspects of a recent spill in Colorado. The senators are asking the inspector general to probe everything from the work EPA contractors were doing in the Gold King Mine before the August 5th spill to the safeguards the agency put in place to prevent other spills in

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