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2011-07-21 15:23:00

PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will conduct aerial spraying of selected waterways in Northwest and Southwest Pennsylvania on Friday, July 22, to control black flies. In the Northwest, spraying is tentatively scheduled along the Allegheny River and Conewango, Brokenstraw, French and Red Bank creeks in Clarion, Forest, Venango and Warren counties. In the Southwest, the Conemaugh and Kiskiminetas rivers and Mahoning Creek in...

2011-05-09 12:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will soon begin aerial spraying on more than 1,600 stream miles in 33 Pennsylvania counties to control black flies. The first aerial spraying will take place May 10 along the Delaware River. Other waterways will be treated as current and weather conditions allow. "Adult black flies, also known as gnats, can be a nuisance to millions of Pennsylvanians and our guests from other states who...

2009-04-22 08:30:00

Aerial Spraying Begins in 33 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is launching its annual black fly spraying program to control populations of the insects that pose a nuisance to outdoor recreation, Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger said today. "Controlling black flies helps to ensure that our citizens and visitors can enjoy warm weather outdoor activities without suffering painful bites," Hanger said. "The department has been...


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