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Tagged: carbon benefits lawn

February 15, 2010

Alexandria, VA – February 15, 2010 – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) today announced that Dr. Amy Townsend-Small of University of California – Irvine (UC – Irvine) acknowledged a computation error of carbon used to maintain turf in the recently released UC-Irvine study published January 19, 2010, titled “Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Urban Turf.”  With the error corrected, ornamental grass is in fact shown to be a net sequester of carbon even when inputs are accounted for in grass maintenance. The correction has been submitted to the American Geophysical Union (AGU) who published the paper. Upon [.....]

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