DEC Announces First Year of Croton River Hydrilla Control Project Has Reduced Infestations of Invasive Pest By 80 Percent

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New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that the first year of DEC's five-year Croton River Hydrilla Control Project to combat hydrilla in the Croton River has reduced infestations of the aquatic invasive plant by 80 percent. Surveys of inlets and bays along the Hudson River indicated that hydrilla did not spread beyond the Croton River system in 2017.

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