Cities weigh chopping down trees versus using pesticide to fight invasive emerald ash borer

  • by: TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 5, 2014 - 11:05 PM

MADISON, Wis. — A decade ago, foresters feared an invasive Chinese beetle would spell doom for American ash trees. But a counterpunch emerged in the form of a powerful pesticide that can not only save infested trees but inoculate them against the emerald ash borer.

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