**The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is considering using Renovate, a chemical designed for European milfoil, to kill the invasive seaweed. Although the DEC says that it should control the milfoil, but not completely eradicate it.
“It stayed in the lake and eradicated all the weeds, even the native plants,”
Fagan said. “The (state Department of Environmental Conservation) guys were very
"water will exceed the EPA’s guidelines for drinking water for a short period of
time. The level only affects six cottages and the association has offered to buy
bottled water for any residents while the lakes are monitored," Fagan said.
“They should all be good to go within a week.”
“from the tree-hugger types.”