Stories of the Ausable
Road Salt Mobilizes Heavy Metals into Freshwater Ecosystems and Groundwater
Road salt plays an important role in the fate of heavy metals in roadside soils and freshwater ecosystems.
Are you drinking road salt?
The short answer is maybe. Last year several scientific studies released point to widespread groundwater contamination from road salt across New York State.
Lower West Branch Runs Free
After years of effort, the 125-year-old dam on the lower West Branch Ausable River has been demolished.