New Ways To Capture The Power Of Urban Trees To Reduce Pollution

Jan. 25, 2018

Improved method for quantifying how trees limit runoff into local waters

The Center for Watershed Protection announced recently it has developed a groundbreaking new method to account for the capacity of trees planted in urban areas to reduce runoff pollution. The Center has used that model to develop two tree planting credits — a pollutant load reduction credit and a stormwater performance-based credit.

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