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Rock Salt: What Would We Do Without It Right Now?

If you’re like many people living in New Jersey, New York or throughout the Northeast, you likely don’t give much thought on an everyday basis to rock salt. That is, until the snow starts to fall, or like today, the roads become covered with slick and impassable ice. Rock salt is the key to keeping…

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Rock Salt- Article about shortage

Below is an interesting article which discusses the Rock Salt shortages expected for the 2009 winter.  Road salt shortage, soaring prices vex states Public works directors hope to make it through the winter EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Dave Barber did the math. Now Peoria’s public works director is crossing his fingers and hoping his…

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