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An inspector checked the prop of a boat at the Lake Carlos access last summer. Echo Press file photo.

Putting pressure on mussels

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Douglas County commissioners added an extra tool to the county's arsenal of zebra mussel weaponry at Tuesday's board meeting.

Land and Resource Director Dave Rush's request to purchase a decontamination unit from Mobile Washer in Alexandria was approved. The board's decision is in line with the resolution passed last spring for the county to operate its own decontamination unit.


"[Mobile Washer] is comparable to a unit that is put together by LANDA," Rush said.

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