Greensboro http://wfae.org en Greensboro Strikes Back Over Duke's Tree Trimming http://wfae.org/post/greensboro-strikes-back-over-dukes-tree-trimming <p></p><p>Duke Energy has more than 90,000 miles of overhead power lines across the Carolinas, which makes for a lot of tree-trimming to keep the lines clear – and a lot of complaints about that trimming. In Greensboro, the typical frustration is shaping into a legal battle between Duke and the city.</p><p>"Vegetation management" is the technical term for it, but residents of several old neighborhoods near downtown Greensboro use other words.</p><p>"Duke Power came in and just clear-cut the area," said Jay James at a Tuesday night meeting of the Greensboro City Council.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:11:03 +0000 Julie Rose 18000 at http://wfae.org