Winter Is Coming. What If Roads And Runways Could De-Ice Themselves?

Read the full story at NPR.

Researchers at various universities are working on surfaces that can de-ice themselves, so salt or de-icing chemicals don’t have to be used on roads and other paved surfaces in the winter. The Federal Aviation Administration supports this work because keeping runways clear is a big problem for airports in cold places.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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