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Overview of the environmental impact of salting roads

Each year between 750,000 and 1.5 million tonnes of salt are dumped on the roads of France to clear snow or melt the ice. In addition to a very high cost, salting roads has adverse externalities on the environment and public health. Overview of the situation of salting roads.
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New luminous asphalts may remplace street lamps 0

New luminous asphalts may remplace street lamps

On both sides of the Channel, companies and local governments are experimenting new types of roads made of phosphorescent asphalt. Those roads absorb sunlight at daytime and restitute it at nighttime allowing to reduce...