Trees Thrive In The City

An EPA researcher discovers that trees in the city thrived and grew twice as well as those in rural settings.
July 10, 2003, 10am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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With its traffic and pollution, New York is not the most environmentally friendly city but scientists said on Wednesday it's a great place to grow trees... "I know this sounds counterintuitive but it's true. City-grown pollution -- ozone in particular -- is tougher on country trees," said researcher Jillian Gregg."

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Published on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 in Reuters
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