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Adirondack Almanack: State Law Would Ban, Regulate Invasives

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:17 pm
by edfrank
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

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:53 pm
by jamesrobertsmith
Overdue and probably far too late, but at least it's a move in the right direction!