Start your chain saws. The recent lifting of a statewide injunction has opened the door for advertisers to clear trees on state-owned land that blocks their billboard messages. Environmental groups say that’s a mistake that will add to the commercial roadside littering of Georgia. A billboard lobbyist says it will help businesses create jobs, and the advertising industry will fund future beautification projects.
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