Newsletter Article – VIII, 3; December 2016: Winter, Road Salt and Low Salt Areas

Newsletter Article – VIII, 3; December 2016: Winter, Road Salt and Low Salt Areas

Winter, Road Salt and Low Salt Areas
Winter is starting to set in, and many of us will soon be seeing sand and salt trucks on our roads working to improve our driving conditions, and reduce the risks of accidents. Beginning back in 1941, the State of New Hampshire began treating its highways with salt. Since then, the number has grown to 26 states, in which crews will apply approximately 22 million tons of road salt annually.

In Case You Haven’t ’Herd’ About: A Newsletter of Tufts Environmental Health and Safety
Volume VIII, Issue 3; December 2016
http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/ehs/files/Winter-Road-Salt-and-Low-Salt-Areas.pdf

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