Thirty years ago Memphis seemed like the least likeliest city to create a court devoted to tackling environmental issues.
But through the efforts of General Sessions Court Judge Larry Potter, Memphis and Shelby County are now setting the standards for doling out justice in the war against blight.
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Their houses are easy to spot, piles of sticks, in and around the swamps of north Mississippi, but before we begin this report, let us be sure we offer this disclaimer, not all beavers are bad beavers.
"The problem that we are having, it's not all the beavers in the county," said Supervisor Harvey Lee. "The board of...