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News stories tagged with "brush"

DOS: Brush burning not acceptable fire training

State officials say local communities can't use their fire departments' training exercises to burn municipal brush. Brush burning by towns and by individuals was banned last year by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Local government leaders in the North Country have railed against the DEC regulation, claiming that it will lead to an increase in individuals burning their brush at home and an associated increase in brush fires. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

New Invasives Bill Calls for Cooperation

Lawmakers have introduced a bill that they hope will reinvigorate the fight against aquatic invasive species. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mark Brush reports.  Go to full article

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