‘All hands on deck’: Pennsylvania ramps up battle against the spotted lanternfly

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, The (Allentown) Morning Call

Pennsylvania has allocated an additional $3 million in its budget toward the containment of the spotted lanternfly, bringing the total to more than $10 million to protect businesses and agriculture in the state.

The funding was announced Tuesday at a joint press conference held by Gov. Tom Wolf, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Penn State University, and U.S. Department of Agriculture at a Harrisburg site populated with spotted lanternflies.

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