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FILE PHOTO: Salt trucks out in full force (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Road Salt Supply Running Low In Camden County

“Right now, we’re at critical stages with salt,” said Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard, who oversees the public works department.

03/05/2014

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PennDOT Begins Hauling In 20,000 Tons Of Extra Salt To Get Pa. Through Snowy Winter

Kirkpatrick says the problem with salt is not a lack of supply but rather a problem with distribution, so commercial haulers will work around-the-clock for the next week or so to get extra supplies into the state.

02/25/2014

Snow traffic. (credit: Kathy Orr)

Barge Arrives In New Jersey With Coveted Road Salt

A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey as another winter storm approaches.

02/25/2014

FILE PHOTO: Salt trucks out in full force (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Councilman Wants Hearing On Road Salt Dangers and Misuse

City councilman Jim Kenney has a long list of concerns about how the Streets Department uses salt during snowstorms. Topping the list is whether road salt poses serious health hazards to dogs or small children.

02/08/2014

File Photo (A city truck is loaded with salt  at the Streets Department Highway Yard on Whitaker Avenue.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Depleted Salt Supplies Have Area Contractors Scrambling

“We are in a crisis here,” says Mary Davis of Davis Feed Mill, in Rushland (Bucks County), Pa. Her company sells salt in bulk but has had to institute rationing.

02/05/2014

3 on side salt car

3 On Your Side: Protecting Your Car From Salt On The Roads

Salting the roads helps prevent spin-outs, but could that very same road salt and brine be corroding parts of your car and you not even know it? 3 On Your Side’s Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan explains and shows you how to protect yourself.

02/08/2013

Clarena Tolson says the city only has enough salt to handle one more storm like this (file photo by KYW's John McDevitt)

Streets Commish Asks City Council To Buy More Salt

Streets commissioner Clarena Tolson asked council to approve spending an extra $1.9 million for road salt. She says the current supply — about 12-thousand tons — is enough only to cover one more major storm.

02/18/2011

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Expert Warns of Road Salt Danger To Cars

We’ve been riding on top of salt and brine for weeks now, and if you haven’t washed your car regularly you could be facing major damage down the line.

01/27/2011

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Expert: Excess Road Salt Can Affect Waterways

Another winter storm means more salt on the roads — salt that will ultimately wash into the area’s waterways.

01/26/2011

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