The Policy Center and Road Salt, from Maine Public

In today’s story from Maine Public, “Maine’s Snowy Roads May Be Treated With ‘Magic,'” Policy Center director Jonathan Rubin is interviewed on the topic of road salt use in Maine. Reporting on the innovative use of additives by both the City of Bangor and MaineDOT to help road salt stick better, the article refers to a 2010 report on Maine Winter Roads by the Policy Center, which remains a comprehensive study of winter road salt, safety, cost and environment impacts.