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LD 1691 - Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation - Maine Key Vote

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Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

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Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amended bill that prohibits the use of aerial herbicide spraying for the purpose of deforestation.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes the Board of Pesticides Control to work with representatives of the forest products industry to monitor aerial applications of herbicides through a neutral third party entity determined by the board (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits state funds from being used to fund this one-time monitoring of aerial applications (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the board to report to the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry its findings and recommendations related to the monitoring of of aerial herbicide application (Sec. 1).

Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

Title: Prohibits Use of Aerial Herbicide Spraying for Deforestation

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