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Road Salt: A Primer on the Factors Affecting Supply and Demand

Highway Users Urges Strong, Timely Investment in Road Salt in Light of Supply and Demand Factors Monday, January 12, 2015 For Immediate Release NEWS RELEASE Contact: Bruce Hamilton, 202.857.1200, brucehamilton@highways.org (WASHINGTON, DC) – The impact of winter weather on the nation’s roadways is so severe that transportation officials should consider significant up-front investment in adequate… Read more »

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Road Salt And The Environment

Each winter drivers across North America depend on snowfighters to keep roads safe and clear. Road salt is the single most important winter maintenance material. A study conducted by Marquette University found that, when winter storms turn roads to ice, de-icing them with salt saves lives reducing accidents by 88 percent and injuries by 85… Read more »

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Sugar Not Salt Causes High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

Journals from BMJ Press Release: 10 December 2014 OPEN HEART Added sugars likely to have greater role than salt in high blood pressure and heart disease Dietary guidelines should focus more on sugar, and less on salt, say doctors Added sugars in processed foods are likely to have a greater role in high blood pressure… Read more »

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Water Softeners Save Homeowners Money

For many homeowners the biggest utility bill is electricity. Heating and cooling the home makes up nearly half of electricity costs, but the next biggest source is the water heater. Water heaters can account for up to 25 percent of total household energy use. Taking steps to improve the energy efficiency of a home with… Read more »

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