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Local & Regional Residents sprayed with herbicide seek to overturn law limiting right to sue Residents sprayed with herbicide seek to overturn law limiting right to sue
Herbicide meant for nearby timberland rained from a helicopter onto residential property in the Cedar Valley area of Curry County on October 16, 2013, residents say. Now the state has fined the company responsible $20,000 - and residents have sued the state, seeking to overturn a state law that limits their ability to sue over the spray.
Local & Regional Fire marshal: Mill destroyed by flames had repaired past violations Fire marshal: Mill destroyed by flames had repaired past violations (Photo Gallery) (Video)
KVAL News filed a public records request with the fire department for inspection reports on the mill. In reports dating back to 2010, inspectors found code violations, including a lack of maintenance on the mill's sprinkler system; fuel storage violations; and various electrical problems.