It’s hardly news that temperatures in New England drop below freezing in winter. But as CLF has long argued, we have plenty of fuel to get through even the coldest winters unscathed, without footing the bill for a polluting new pipeline. And on top of that, if we want to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, we must stop using dirty fuels like gas altogether.
Salt would seem to be a relatively inexpensive product, but the reality is, after record snowfall swept through the United States last winter, the cost of road salt has skyrocketed. That’s a big problem for New England States this winter, as they work to keep up with another year of record-setting snowfall (some spots saw…