They Say They're Gonna Stop It, But It Doesn't Go Away


Washington state officials wanted to do their part to clean up the environment, but they've instead turned many Spokane residents into smugglers. They banned the sale of dishwashing detergents containing more than 0.5 percent phosphates in the city. The ban goes statewide next year. But many people complain that the eco-friendly detergents still allowed by law just don't clean their dishes. So residents are driving across the state line to Idaho to get some of the good stuff.