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Main Title Environmental impact of highway deicing /
Author Struzeski, Ed.
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Author Title of a Work
Struzeski, Ed.
CORP Author Edison Water Quality Laboratory. Storm and Combined Sewer Overflows Section.
Publisher [Environmental Protection Agency, Water Quality Office],
Year Published 1971
Report Number EPA/WQO11040-GKK-06/71; EPA-950/R-71-061
OCLC Number 00240432
Subjects Roads--Snow and ice control--Environmental aspects. ; Water--Pollution. ; Plants--Effect of salts on. ; Plants--Effect of deicing chemicals on. ; Deicing chemicals--Environmental aspects.
Additional Subjects Roads--Snow and ice control ; Water--Pollution ; Plants, Effect of salts on ; Deicing chemicals--Environmental aspects
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TE220.E35 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 01/01/1988
EIAD  EPA 950-R-71-061 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/10/2014
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 950-R-71-061 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/25/2013
EJBD  EPA 950-R-71-061 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/21/2014
EKAD  11040 GKK 06/71 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/16/2002 DISPERSAL
EKAD  TE220.E35 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/16/2002 DISPERSAL
ELBD  EPA 11040-GKK-06-71 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/15/2011
Collation xiii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
"11040 GKK 06/71." Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-120).
Contents Notes
Deicing agents for removal of ice and snow from highways and streets are essential to wintertime road maintenance in most areas of the U.S. Due to the ever-increasing use of highway deicing materials, there has been growing concern as to environmental effects resulting from these practices. The state-of-the-art report critically reviews the available information on methods, equipment and materials used for snow and ice removal; chlorides found in rainfall and municipal sewage during the winter; salt runoff from streets and highways; deicing compounds found in surface streams, public water supplies, groundwater, farm ponds and lakes; special additives incorporated into deicing agents; vehicular corrosion and deterioration of highway structures and pavements; and effects on roadside soils, vegetation and trees. Highway deicing can cause injury and damage across a wide environmental spectrum. Recommendations describe future research, development and demonstration efforts necessary to assess and reduce the adverse impact of highway deicing.