Mamaroneck Considers Legislation To Ban Bamboo

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The Village of Mamaroneck is considering a ban on planting running bamboo.
The Village of Mamaroneck is considering a ban on planting running bamboo. Photo Credit: File photo

MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Mamaroneck officials are considering legislation that would ban planting running bamboo anywhere within the village limits, according to LoHud.com.

The proposal would require any existing bamboo to be kept away from public roads and property lines to keep the invasive plant from spreading uncontrollably, LoHud.com reported. 

Fines for those that violate the bamboo ban could range between $250 and $1,000, LoHud.com said. 

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