Tag: Legal Issues

Returning Worker Exception Act of 2021

NALP Supports Introduction Of Returning Worker Exception Act

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is applauding Reps. Cuellar (D-TX), Joyce (R-OH), Keating (D-MA) Pingree (D-ME), Chabot (R-OH), and Harris (R-MD) for...
grass seed

$300K Settlement Reached In Kentucky 31 Investigation

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), Dynamic Seed Source, LLC (Dynamic), and Dynamic’s owner, Trevor Abbott, have settled allegations that Dynamic and Abbott violated...
insurance

Coverage When It Counts

Is your lawn and landscaping business fully insured? When it comes to protecting your business with the right insurance, it’s essential that you make...

Winter Weather Protection

It’s a job that’s usually done in the worst of conditions — total darkness, or blinding snow, or a coating of ice, or all...
Proposed New York Law Could Raise Labor Costs

Proposed New York Law Could Raise Labor Costs

I recently became aware of pending legislation in the state of New York that, on its face, seems egregious in nature as it targets...
fungicide

Neonics Remain Under Fire In Canada, Europe

The controversy over pesticide use and pollinator health shows few signs of abating.
Fisher Engineering/SnowEx

Manufacturers Go Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month: This Week’s Industry News

Want to keep up with the latest news in lawn care and landscaping? Check back every Thursday for a quick recap of recent happenings...
fungicide

The Mother Of Canada’s Pesticide Bans Leaves Mixed Legacy

Environmental angel or industry devil? Your call.
Legislative Day 2017

Stay Engaged In Defending Your Green Industry Livelihood

Take advantage of lawmakers’ August recess to tell your story once again.
Capital Hill

Industry Needs Permanent Fixes to H-2B Visa Program

Green industry pros urged to tell their stories and push for returning worker exemption during NALP’s Day on the Hill visits.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.