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Environment & Outdoors
Green Visions
A Northland Morning feature focusing on local environmental issues, heard Wednesdays at 8:20 a.m. Green Visions is brought to you by All Energy Solar, Minnesota Power Energy Conservation Program, and Energy Plus.

Green Visions: Reducing the use of salt on winter sidewalks and roads

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Chris Harwood
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Road salt plays an important role in keeping Minnesota’s roads safe — but how, when, and where we apply chloride can make a big difference to our local waterways. The MPCA’s MPCA’s MN Chloride Reduction Program
Coordinator Brooke Asleson joins us this morning to talk about smart salting.

Links for more info:
https://www.pca.state.mn.us/water/chloride-101
http://www.lakesuperiorstreams.org/understanding/impact_salt_2.html
Izaak Walton League of America Winter Salt Watch