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ODOT plans to use rock salt for I-5 ice melt

By Paul Fattig
Mail Tribune

When the Oregon Department of Transportation sprinkles rock salt on an experimental basis to battle ice on the Siskiyou Pass this winter, Rogue Riverkeeper will be watching.

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When the Oregon Department of Transportation sprinkles rock salt on an experimental basis to battle ice on the Siskiyou Pass this winter, Forrest English will be watching.

"It looks like the salt they would be putting down would be going right into Bear Creek," said English, program director of Rogue Riverkeeper, an arm of the Ashland-based Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center.

"Bear Creek is one of the more impaired waterways in our region," he added. "It probably doesn't need any more damage to it."

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