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Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines

Ausgrid’s chemical ploy to reduce tree hacking near power lines
Steven Deare | Manly Daily

ELECTRICITY provider Ausgrid hopes to reduce complaints about trees being hacked near power lines by trialling the use of a chemical.
The utility is trialling the use of a tree growth retardant called paclobutrazol to stymie the growth of branches and keep them a safe distance from power lines.

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