What does all that salt mean for the environment when it’s washed away?
As large sections of the country suffer in drought, southeastern Pennsylvania has been dry, but has not crossed the drought threshold.
A nearly snowless winter melted into some later months with less rainfall, and now, in the swelter of July, drought concerns arise.
There was very little measurable snow over the winter, and rainfall has been lacking so far this spring in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Parx has agreed to pay a settlement in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve allegations of pollution related to its racetrack operations.