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How much salt do you need for a healthy diet?

+-*Mothers everywhere understand that the food kids eat is more than just a collection of nutrients arranged on a plate. “Eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables and in moderation” has been sage motherly advice for a long time. Unfortunately, conflicting information from a variety of sources can make it difficult to… Read more »

Road Salt: A 4,500 Mile Journey

+-*Every year as cold, snowy weather sets in, cities and towns across the country rely on road salt to help keep walkways and streets safe during travel. Around Boston, the massive salt mounds in Chelsea are a familiar sight, but where does all this salt come from? Photographer and filmmaker Allison Cekala takes visitors on… Read more »

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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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