Where Does Road Salt Go?
Friday, February 07, 2014
Steven Corsi, research hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey, explains the problem of using too much road salt. Then, Joshua Dawsey, Wall Street Journal reporter, talks about the shortage of road salt, plus some of the consequences of using so much.
NYC has a stockpile of 150,000 tons of salt left and is ordering more. It costs about $54 a ton, and it comes from Chile.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 7, 2014