Study Spotlights Financial Benefits Of Foliage

A study released by Casey Trees Endowment Fund calculates the economic value of foliage
August 6, 2005, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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The Urban Forest Effects Model created by the U.S. Forest Service was used to calculate the "tree canopy covering 28.6 percent of the District saves $2.6 million annually in utility costs in buildings and that it removes 540 tons of air pollution particles each year".

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Published on Thursday, August 4, 2005 in The Washington Post
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