The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

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Notice of Intent to Begin

Integrated Vegetation Management Plan (IVMP) Activity

In accordance with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ (DOT&PF) IVMP, DOT&PF intends to use herbicides as a maintenance tool along with non-chemical maintenance and vegetation control measures. Work will target all vegetation at airport facilities, guardrails and select embankments within ADOT&PF rights-of-way, including woody plants and the invasive species Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca) and White Sweet Clover (Melilotus albus). A single application will occur at select locations of the Richardson Highway MP 42-208 and at Valdez Pioneer Field Airport. Milestone (EPA No. 62719-519) Habitat (EPA No. 241-426-67690), Garlon 4 Ultra (EPA No. 62719-527) and/or Shredder 2,4-D LV-6 (EPA No. 1381-250) will be applied using hand-held equipment or a truck mounted sprayer, depending on type and quantity of vegetation. For more information, please refer to the DOT&PF IVMP ( or contact Katrina LeMieux, DOT&PF Environmental Analyst at

Runs May 23-May 30 2018


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