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D.C. spraying smelly ginkgo trees around the city

Friday - 4/6/2012, 10:02am  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) - The District Department of Transportation has begun spraying ginkgo trees around the city in an effort to prevent their odor from becoming a problem.

Crews began spraying the trees on Thursday night and will continue working over the next few days.

The spraying begins in wards 1, 2 and 6, where the female ginkgo trees are most prevalent. Crews will then sprays wards 3, 4, 5 and 7.

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