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NY DEC reports increased litter in Adirondacks

Courtesy: New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Courtesy: New York Department of Environmental Conservation(New York Department of Environmental Conservation)
Published: Jul. 20, 2020 at 8:50 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 1:47 PM EDT
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ESSEX COUNTY, N.Y. (WCAX) - Crews with New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation are responding to increased reports of litter.

According to a spokesperson, visitors are heading out to trails and state land and leaving behind trash.

Crews are reminding people to clean up after themselves and are using the social media #leavenotrace.

The reports are apparently coming in particularly from the Adirondack Park and the Catskills.

Courtesy: New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Courtesy: New York Department of Environmental Conservation(New York Department of Environmental Conservation)

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