DiNapoli: DEC Needs to Improve Efforts to Control Invasive Species

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 07/23/2020 - 14:53

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) needs to improve efforts to control invasive species such as zebra mussels, hydrilla and giant hogweed that have established footholds across New York state and threaten native species, agriculture and tourism, according to an audit released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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