A technician pours the chemical 2,4-D into a spray tank on Tuesday at Newman Lake. Boaters and swimmers were asked to stay off the lake for a few days this week to prevent disturbances that would reduce the herbicide’s effectiveness.
June 26, 2013 in City on Page A5
An aluminum boat with orange hoses hanging off the stern slowly plied the waters of Newman Lake on Tuesday morning spreading liquid herbicide over invasive Eurasian milfoil. Ninety-one acres of …