Task force suggests best practices and alternatives to salt on Adirondack roads By James M. Odato Maintenance departments must resist bombarding roads of contaminating road salt, fully analyze the need for and effects of salt use and train … [Read more...] about State releases long-awaited road salt report
Letter to the governor calls for action By Tim Rowland Protect the Adirondacks! called on Gov. Kathy Hochul Tuesday to use her power to spring the release of a report aimed at helping to reduce the amount of road salt washing into Adirondack … [Read more...] about Adirondack activists urge release of road salt report
Spring rainfall starts migration and breeding for amphibians, but high salinity can make life difficult By Chloe Bennett Walk an Adirondack forest trail in the spring and you will encounter shallow, fleeting pools of rainwater. Although some … [Read more...] about Salamanders to humans: Hold the salt!
Report updates data on road salt's effects on Adirondack lakes in Lake Champlain basin By Zachary Matson New research supports an understanding of how Adirondack lakes in the Lake Champlain basin suffer from road salt use, particularly on state … [Read more...] about Road salt research update: Which lakes are saltiest?
AdkAction leads networked approach to spreading best practices By Zachary Matson Road managers from around the Adirondacks are mixing brines, piecing together improved equipment and trying to track every pound of salt they drop on roads – even … [Read more...] about Adirondack highway crews tackle road salt reduction
Members meeting to finalize plan to outline park’s salt problem, propose fixes By Zachary Matson A government task force charged with recommending ways to reduce road salt use in the Adirondack Park appears to be nearing completion of a … [Read more...] about Salt task force closes in on final report