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Long Islanders lead backlash against 'mow and blow' landscaping

By Bonnie Sager

Many homeowners unknowingly have their yards bathed in air pollution every single week.  They even pay money for a toxic cocktail of pollution and carcinogens to surround their homes. The dirty deed is done by their landscaper, who in just 30 minutes, using his gasoline leaf blower (GLB) produces more emissions than 40 cars idling for 30 minutes.