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Too much road salt being put down in Vancouver?


February 14, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
The amount of salt being put down in Vancouver may be a little excessive.

Feb. 15, 2019 – While British Columbia’s Lower Mainland continues to deal with an abnormally challenging winter, salt usage on roads and sidewalks has been excessive to the point where such covered areas feel like salt flats, one horticulturalist says. The city is putting down just the right amount of salt, but homeowners and businesses are overdoing it, he says, posing an environmental challenge.

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