Pine trees were mysteriously dying, after being treated at Jacksonville’s wastewater spray fields.
The Jacksonville Daily News reported the city had hired a group of experts to investigate. The city manager said 6% of the trees irrigated by wastewater were affected so far.
An environmental expert said wind, combined with the acidity of the wastewater and drought conditions, could be the cause, but the official cause of the tree deaths is still unknown.
Read more: wcti12.com.