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Posted on: January 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] GreenCorps Fight to Keep Salt Out of Minnesota Lakes - the Latest from

GreenCorps Members sweep up extra sidewalk salt to reduce pollution to lakes

Salty water is a growing problem in Minnesota that affects aquatic life and our drinking water. You might not realize that your use of a water softener or sidewalk salt contributes to a build-up of chlorides in our shared waterways. Fortunately, a new generation of Minnesota GreenCorps is hard at work raising awareness of chloride issues around the state.  In this month's post from CleanWaterMN, three GreenCorps members share some helpful pointers on how to reduce salt use at home.

GreenCorps Tips for Salt Reduction at Home...
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