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Babylon Town Board to vote on bill to restrict, contain bamboo

Babylon Town Board will vote on a proposed

Babylon Town Board will vote on a proposed law that would require homeowners to restrict and contain bamboo. (June 12, 2013 6:21 PM)

The Town of Babylon is battling against bamboo. The town board will vote on a proposed law that would require homeowners to restrict and contain the invasive plant. Inspectors would check properties where they believe bamboo originated. If homeowners don't comply with the rules, they could be fined $500 per day. Since 2001, about a dozen municipalities across Long Island have tried to restrict...

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