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New Mexico official blasts EPA over mine spill
The EPA has maintained that water quality returned to normal in the weeks following the Aug. 5 spill, but New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn disputed that.

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Haggen core store auction pushed back to Feb. 11
The auction will be held in a law office in New York City as part of Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed earlier this year after purchasing nearly 150 stores from Albertsons and Safeway.
Sierra water content at 130 percent of average
Sierra water content at 130 percent of average
California snowpack "encouraging," but still has a long way to go.
Authorities surround nature preserve after arrests, shooting
Small group of protesters remaining in refuge now face true standoff.
A year later, cases linger in Ohio egg farm forced labor case
The defendants were at the center of what prosecutors said was a scheme to take custody of the victims at the border, then force them to work at the farm and hand over most of their earnings to pay for their passage to the U.S.
1 dead in listeria outbreak linked to packaged lettuce
The CDC said it linked the outbreak to the Dole salads this month after Ohio agriculture officials found listeria in a bag bought at a retail location.