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Calcium chloride as ice melter harmful, man claims


September 3, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
Damage to a garage's concrete pad which an Edmonton man claims was caused by the use of calcium chloride to melt ice.

Sept. 4, 2019 – Edmonton’s choice of using calcium chloride as an ice-melting product has put the city on the defensive in a lawsuit launched by a resident who claims the product is seriously damaging concrete pads. The city has been testing calcium chloride in a pilot project aimed at finding an effective alternative to salt.

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