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These South Shore communities are cutting down on salting to protect Lake Michigan and save money

By: Erick S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Seeing piles of white in winter is a regular occurrence in Wisconsin.

And it's not snow.

While salting has the positive effect of melting ice on the road and sidewalks, it can also have some negative effects — especially when overdone. For communities along the shore of Lake Michigan, contamination of the lake from runoff is something to consider.

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