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Federal dollars could help re-tree East Side

Buffalo is cutting down more trees than it's planting, especially on the East Side. A new pot of money from Washington could help reverse that trend.
Credit: WGRZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The City of Buffalo spends a lot of money — $568 million this budget year. 

Most of it is spent on cops and firefighters.

Very little is spent on planting and maintaining trees, which play an important role in the health of city residents. In fact, the city’s population of trees is shrinking, as two trees are cut down for every one that is planted.

Read the full story from our partners at Investigative Post.

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