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Too much salt (on sidewalks) not good for environment

Posted at 6:12 AM, Jan 24, 2019

Bitterly cold weather is on the way after the Milwaukee area saw between 5 to 9 inches of snow from a storm that ended Wednesday.

Before wind chills, which may hit -30 degrees on Friday morning, arrive, it is necessary to remove snow from sidewalks, driveways and roads.

Many people use too much salt, according to a tweet from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The DNR says a coffee cup full of salt should be enough for 60 to 70 feet of sidewalk.