Adirondack Almanack: State Law Would Ban, Regulate Invasives

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Adirondack Almanack: State Law Would Ban, Regulate Invasives

Post by edfrank » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:17 pm

Monday, March 19, 2012
Adirondack Almanack: State Law Would Ban, Regulate Invasives Species
by Editorial Staff

http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2012/ ... l?spref=fb
The Lake George Association (LGA) is supporting a bill on invasive species recently introduced in the New York State Legislature by Assemblyman Robert K. Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst). The bill would authorize the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to establish a list of invasive species that will be prohibited from being sold, transported, and introduced in New York State. Similar laws have already been passed in Vermont, Connecticut and Massachusetts...

“Many of our neighboring states throughout New England have already established laws of this kind, including ,” said Emily DeBolt, LGA Director of Education. “It behooves New York State to do the same so that we can work together regionally to help prevent the spread and introduction of invasive species,” she said.
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Re: Adirondack Almanack: State Law Would Ban, Regulate Invas

Post by jamesrobertsmith » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:53 pm

Overdue and probably far too late, but at least it's a move in the right direction!

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