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Boaters asked to stay off Newman Lake during milfoil treatment

2013 milfoil treatments planned at Newman Lake by Spokane County.
2013 milfoil treatments planned at Newman Lake by Spokane County.

BOATING — Boaters are being asked to stay off Newman Lake until Friday as Spokane County plans to treat Eurasian water milfoil infestations with 2,4-D herbicide during the week.

Milfoil clogs waterways for everything from fish to boats and poses the danger of entrapping  swimmers, the county's Newman Lake Milfoil Control Plan points out.

 




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