TAG: Department of Agriculture

Government Affairs: Northeastern states ratchet up their regulation of invasive plants

March 1, 2016By

Two recent actions by Pennsylvania and Maryland are tightening controls on invasive plants in those states. Five other states in the Northeastern U.S. have laws and regulations that ban certain plant species that have been deemed invasive: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. Maryland The Maryland Department of Agriculture published a regulation on February 5 (see page 284)... read more