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Detroit Edison Announces Tree Trimming Schedule

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DETROIT (WWJ) –  Detroit Edison tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, removing fallen limbs and cutting back branches.

Vince Dow, DTE Energy vice president of Distribution Operations, said the goal is to trim a 10-foot distance between tree branches and power lines in order to reduce tree-related power outages.

“The pruning method we use removes only the branches located too close to power lines and helps ensure that future growth is directed away from power lines,” Dow said in a release.

Once the tree trim work is completed, Detroit Edison removes small branches and debris from customer properties. Larger trimmed branches are cut to firewood length and left behind for customer use of disposal. Detroit Edison will not remove diseased tree debris.

Crews will be trimming trees in the following communities:

Huron County

  • Chandler Township
  • Hume Township
  • Lake Township
  • Meade Township

Lapeer County

  • Dryden Township
  • Metamora Township

Livingston County

  • Genoa Township
  • Macomb County
  • Clinton Township
  • Centerline
  • Mt. Clemens
  • Warren
  • Macomb Township
  • Harrison Township
  • Shelby Township

Oakland County

  • Addison Township
  • Farmington Hills
  • Highland Township
  • Milford Township
  • Oakland Township
  • Pontiac Township
  • Village of Lakeville
  • Village of Leonard
  • West Bloomfield Township

Sanilac County

  • Evergreen Township
  • Forester Township
  • Lamotte Township
  • Lexington Township
  • Sanilac Township
  • Village of Lexington
  • Village of Port Sanilac
  • Worth Township

St. Clair County

  • Casco Township
  • China Township
  • Cottrellville Township
  • Ira Township

Tuscola County

  • Almer Township
  • Caro
  • Columbia Township
  • Ellington Township
  • Elmwood Township
  • Indianfields Township
  • Wells Township

Washtenaw County

  • Northfield Township
  • Pittsfield Township

Wayne County

  • Detroit
  • Grosse Ile
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Taylor
  • Westland
  • Redford Township

For more information, visit dteenergy.com/treetrim.

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