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Landscaping Company Pays Penalty for Improper Burning


A local landscaping company was given a consent order by the state Department of Environmental Conservation for burning improper material this week.

The Finger Lakes Times reports JS Landscape and Lawn Service had several open fires burning on their property at 775 Waterloo-Geneva Road. In addition to burning trees, the DEC said there was a couch being burned, along with painted and varnished wood, which is not allowed.

The business agreed to a consent order to settle the violations and paid a civil penalty. The amount of the penalty was not disclosed.

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