NFL to plant trees in Arizona because of Super Bowl's effect

Updated: December 25, 2007, 11:44 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The NFL is planting thousands of trees in Arizona forests blackened by wildfires to help offset greenhouse gas emissions from the Super Bowl in February.

The league also will power University of Phoenix Stadium and the adjacent NFL theme park with clean energy sources, from New Mexico wind turbines to California geothermal plants.

"If creating a mess is part of our business plan, then cleaning it up needs to be part of the model as well," Jack Groh, director of ...

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