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PLANET to Change Name


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The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has announced that it will change its name to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) as of April 2015. ; “The Professional Lan   More
 
Friday, February 27, 2015

Sinkhole Swallows Snow Plow


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As if cities along the East Coast didn't have enough trouble keeping up with the heavy snow accumulation, a snow plow in Lopatcong Township, New Jersey, has been swallowed up by the ground. Acco   More
 
Friday, February 27, 2015

Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association Changes Name


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The Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) announced today that it has changed its name to reflect its growth and importance to the horticulture industry. It will now be known as the Mar   More
 
Friday, February 27, 2015

Billionaire Challenges State Over Loud Lawn Maintenance


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Donald Trump is suing the city of Doral, Florida, for hitting him with $150,000 in fines over “unreasonably loud noises” created during lawn maintenance. Trump hopes to amend the city’s noise    More
 
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Megadrought is Megadreaded


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If you think it’s dry now, just wait. That’s what scientists are saying in a new study recently published in the journal Science Advances. It says that the American Southwest and Great Plains w   More
 
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Feds Accuse Landscape Contractor of Visa Fraud


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Setting up a shell company to get around limits on seasonal foreign workers got Michael O’Hara, owner of O’Hara Landscape/Lawn Care, Inc., in Creve Coeur, Missouri, into trouble. ;Prosecutors a   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Snow Removal Owner Arrested for Fraud


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The man police believe is behind four different fraudulent snow removal businesses faces new charges in Camillus, New York. Thomas Zackoski, 27, of North Syracuse, was charged by Camillus police wi   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

State Environmental Agency Sues EPA


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In Boston, the Conservation Law Foundation and the Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) are teaming up in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The group claims the EPA    More
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Contract Dispute Amasses Large Legal Fees


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Officials in Newton County, Georgia, may be regretting their decision not to settle with a landscape contractor over a lawn care contract. Billy Durden, the contractor, was willing to resolve a majo   More
 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Shots Fired at Snow Plow


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A snow plow was reportedly shot at while plowing on an Illinois Interstate in Massac County. An Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT) snow plow driver said shots were fired at his plow, shatt   More
 
Monday, February 23, 2015