Climate change is pushing fall leaf change back, endangering forests and tourism dollars

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The change could disrupt leaf-peeping and other fall-centered tourism that generates as much as $30 billion each year nationwide.
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The programs, set to go into effect next year, would provide incentives for producers who adopt climate-friendly practices.
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The agency change product usage labels following the review, an EPA spokesman said.
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