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Connecticut’s hybrid road salts are effective, but consider the long-term effects

While I applaud the efforts of the Connecticut DOT to eliminate ice on our roads, we should weigh the long term effects on our vehicles and the environmental impact of doing so. While “old fashion” sand and salt may not be as effective in melting ice as the hybrid mixes, they clearly aren’t as destructive to our environment and vehicles.