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A cement manufacturer in Lyons has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and to install controls to decrease its emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide, the U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday.
A bill introduced in Congress would fix the conflict between the federal government’s marijuana prohibition and state laws that allow medical or recreational use.
Irrigation canals line Washington’s Yakima Valley east of the Cascade Range, transforming a desert landscape into one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world – including crops for some of America’s biggest vices.
The marijuana measure passed by Colorado voters this week is in direct violation of federal law and Colorado’s governor expects to hear what the federal government plans to do about it Friday afternoon.
If it passes, Amendment 64 could have the U.S Justice Department suing the state of Colorado.
The federal government said Wednesday it has control over highway access in national monuments even if no official notice was given, in a case that could affect highway rights of way on federal public land across the country.
Medical Marijuana is legal in 17 states, but the industry has a decidedly black-market aspect – it’s mostly cash-only.
The popular Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia will go dark for a day on Wednesday. It’s joining other websites to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act — a bill that’s been getting a lot of attention on Twitter and blogs.
A high-ranking U.S. Justice Department official who wrote a memo saying state medical marijuana laws do not provide immunity from federal prosecution refused to say Wednesday whether a recent crackdown in California signals a shift in federal policy that may result in a crackdown in other states.
It appears the U.S. Justice Department ponied up serious taxpayer dollars for coffee and soda at the Grand Hyatt in downtown Denver.
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