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Bill To Help Clear Lakes Of Hydrilla Makes Way Through Legislature

Posted June 29, 2005 11:52 a.m. EDT

— A measure that could help clear lakes of noxious weeds is moving forward.

The Senate agriculture committee recently passed a bill designed to help get rid of Hydrilla.

The fast-growing weed is taking over Lake Gaston.

The bill allows counties to assess fees to get rid of noxious water weeds. It is already approved in the state House.