Running On Empty: States Fight For Road Salt

October 6, 2014

States across the nation preparing for the coming winter season – including Michigan -- are finding a severe shortage of road salt. Last year’s harsh winter drained most available supplies. In Washtenaw County alone the Road Commission is paying 120 percent more this year than last for each ton of salt. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked about the situation with the Commission’s Managing Director -- Roy Townsend…