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Free market begins to solve coronavirus test shortage

On February 29, the CDC and FDA lifted the ban on private labs and companies from creating coronavirus test kits. In early March, independent labs began to develop kits and test individuals.

By |2020-03-26T12:02:05-04:00March 24th, 2020|Economy|Comments Off on Free market begins to solve coronavirus test shortage

Banning plastic grocery bags spreads disease

Count on at least two results from the outlawing of plastic grocery bags: increased energy use and environmental cost to produce more paper grocery bags; and increased spreading of germs from reusable tote bags at grocery stores, which is especially worrisome with coronavirus spreading.

By |2020-03-19T07:12:45-04:00March 18th, 2020|Regulation|Comments Off on Banning plastic grocery bags spreads disease

New initiatives help jaguars paw their way back

Wildlife officials are cracking down on illegal poaching and a number of residents are voluntarily turning from ranching to farming in order to help the cat paw its way back to healthy numbers. Their efforts appear to be working.

By |2020-03-13T13:42:34-04:00March 16th, 2020|Environment|Comments Off on New initiatives help jaguars paw their way back