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How Dare They Spray Poison

Today PennDot went after our weeds along Hollow Road. With no notification to the Township, two trucks appeared about 9:30 AM and started spraying the roadsides with a yet-to-be identified chemical. Since its purpose is to control weeds, it is probably something like Roundup. The spraying was along Shawnee Lake, a contributing source of undergournd water for many of our drinking water wells. We've made calls to PennDot, and Rosemary Brown's office is also trying to trace down the chemicals used. As Smithfield resident and famous musician/composer Tim Carbone said, "Can they just trim instead of taking the easy route of killing vegetation with poison? It turns the roadside brown. It's ugly, damaging and dangerous. We should have the right to say we don't want our township poisoned."