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3-17-2010 Update:

Bill is in the Senate pending enactment – it is currently tabled.  To track the progress click here:

AUGUSTA — Maine lawmakers are on the verge of enacting a law barring importation of firewood from other states…

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture photo

…to protect Maine’s hardwood trees from the spread of the Asian longhorned beetle (pictured) and the emerald ash borer.

The House of Representatives on Thursday enacted the bill by a 136-0 vote, so all that remains is a final Senate vote as early as Tuesday before the bill goes to the governor.

See Full Portland Press Herald Account: HERE