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Road salt is actually pretty terrible for the planet – are beets the solution?

Jamie Summers and Robin Valleau/The Conversation Road salt saves lives but can harm aquatic wildlife. Marshes, streams and lakes lie alongside many of the roads and highways that zigzag across North America. Plants and animals inhabit these water bodies and can be exposed to many of the substances we put on those roads, including road salt. […]