Activists in small Ohio city halt tree removal

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Activists have successfully stopped workers from tearing down trees in a southwestern Ohio city. For now.

The Dayton Daily news reports (http://bit.ly/ZNAugV) that a small group of concerned citizens in Tipp City, outside of Dayton, demonstrated in opposition to the tree removal on Saturday.

They were able to prevent workers from tearing down the trees as part of a $3.3 million streetscape project.

The project was started about a week ago.

By halting the workers Saturday, the activists bought more time to voice their opposition at a City Council meeting on Monday.

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Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com

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