New state law targets invasive species

Betty Little

July 26, 2012

16 hours ago  • 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Tuesday that will outlaw the possession, transport or sale of ecology-altering invasive plants and animals throughout New York.

Cuomo’s signature is a victory for the local environmental community, which lobbied hard for the statewide crackdown after the 2010 discovery of Asian clams in Lake George.

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