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Overwhelmed by unlawful pot, Oregon county declares emergency

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A county in southern Oregon says it’s so overwhelmed by a rise within the quantity and dimension of unlawful marijuana farms that it declared a state of emergency Wednesday, interesting to the governor and the Legislature’s leaders for assist.

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners mentioned regulation enforcement officers and county and state regulators and code enforcers are overwhelmed and warned of an “imminent risk to the general public well being and security of our residents from the unlawful manufacturing of hashish in our county.”

Unlawful marijuana grows have been a persistent drawback all through the

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U.S. Authorities Declares 23 Species Extinct, Together with Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Ivory-billed woodpeckers


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared over 20 species extinct, together with birds, fish, and crops.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launched a proposal to maneuver 23 species from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Vegetation to an inventory of extinct species. In line with the group, they selected the proposal after reviewing scientific and business info.

The newly extinct species named embody the ivory-billed woodpecker, Bachman’s warbler, little Mariana fruit bat, and several other species of mussels. The species be part of the record of almost 650 U.S. species

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