Ice Storm & Environment

— NPR's David Baron reports that the recent ice storm in New England could have lasting ecological effects. Many forests have large stands of trees stripped of most of their branches. The trees will have fewer leaves... which could hurt tourism and the maple sugar industry. They both depend on plenty of healthy foliage.

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