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Title: Mountain of Salt
This photo shows a road salt storage stockpile that is awaiting use for pavement deicing, Port of Milwaukee, WI. The use of salt to deice pavement can be harmful to aquatic life in urban streams. The USGS is involved in studies that focus on the influence of winter runoff on aquatic ecosystems.
Date Taken: Jan 1 2002
Photographer: Steven Corsi , U.S. Geological Survey
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