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New Law To Protect Shoreline Vegetation

June 19, 2014

Just over a dozen area residents attended a Department of Environmental Conservation meeting at the Gateway Center Tuesday to hear about the state's new Shoreland Protection Act that goes into effect July 1. (Photo by Christopher Roy)

NEWPORT CITY – A new law designed to protect the shores of lakes aims to conserve vegetation 250 feet from the water’s edge. The law applies to new development. The Shoreland Protection Act will take effect on July 1.

Please see Friday's Newport Daily Express for the full report.


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