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"Devastating" invasive beetle threatens New York forests

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Scientists in New York say a devastating new invasive insect called the Emerald Ash Borer has moved to within seventy-five miles of the state's border. The beetle has been confirmed in northern Pennsylvania, where a quarantine has been established on wood products in four counties. Officials with the Department of Environmental Conservation say as many as one in twelve trees in New York state could be threatened.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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