Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In
Search

  

 

 

PLNA e-News: Protecting Values In Pennsylvania

Fertilizer Bill: Still Waiting…

Sunday, July 7, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gregg Robertson
Share |

LawnHARRISBURG – The fertilizer bill expected to be introduced by Senator Mike Brubaker (R-Lancaster) has not yet shown up. PLNA had expected it to be introduced in the Senate in mid-June, according to Brubaker’s staff.

In the meantime, PLNA government relations consultant Gregg Robertson has been meeting with staff from both the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Environmental Resources and Energy Committees to brief them on PLNA’s analysis of the impact of the draft bill on the industry and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay. The bill will probably go to one of these committees when it is introduced.

Data in a recent report by a panel of expert commissioned by EPA indicates that the bill may actually worsen stormwater runoff from lawns in the Chesapeake Bay.

For more information on the draft bill, search the PLNA website using the keyword "fertilizer.”


Sign In
Sign In securely
Calendar

9/23/2017
Building Beautiful Perennial Borders: Sec. A

9/23/2017
Tree Tenders Training

9/25/2017
"The IPM Toolbox" Webinar: Learn About BMSB and the Latest IPM Techniques

9/25/2017
Webinar: The Liberated Landscape: Letting Nature Do the Work

9/26/2017
Disease Management - GPN Plant Health Management Webinars

Sign Up for PLNA e-News