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04/22/05 - Lufkin

Planting For Earth Day

by Jessica Cervantez

TxDOT and Angelina Beautiful Clean hosted a tree planting ceremony and planted a pecan tree.

Representatives from the City of Lufkin, including the mayor, took part in the event.

Kathi White, TxDOT spokesperson, said, "The planting of the trees is symbolic of our desire to protect and enhance the environment."

April 22nd marks the 35th anniversary of Earth Day. It was started back in 1970 to show the importance of environmental issues.

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