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18 May 2002

Author:
Reese Ehrlich, San Francisco Chronicle

Ecuador Border Tainted by U.S.-Made Coca Killer - Collateral Damage from Colombia's Drug War

In an attempt to kill coca leaf -- the raw material for cocaine -- Colombian planes are using a U.S.-manufactured herbicide near the border with Ecuador...But residents of San Francisco 2 want the spraying stopped. In February, they filed a class action lawsuit for unspecified damages in Washington against the Dyn Corp., a Virginia firm responsible for the spraying.

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