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A cheesy solution for Wisconsin
« on: September 17, 2013, 07:04:17 PM »

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-16/milwaukee-will-fight-slippery-roads-with-cheese-brine

Hey, it's brine. But where else could this be economically feasible but Wisconsin?

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Re: A cheesy solution for Wisconsin
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 12:04:02 AM »

Doesn't surprise me.  In the past, MnDOT has tested a brine solution using beet juice.
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Re: A cheesy solution for Wisconsin
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 12:40:19 AM »

Doesn't surprise me.  In the past, MnDOT has tested a brine solution using beet juice.

Sun Prairie, WI has been using beet juice on an increasing basis for several years now. Quite a few communities around the Madison-area have been testing beet juice with many positive results. And despite the way the BusinessWeek article is written, according to the local news outlets, only a small section of Milwaukee will be testing the cheese brine.
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Re: A cheesy solution for Wisconsin
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2013, 10:10:19 PM »

Doesn't surprise me.  In the past, MnDOT has tested a brine solution using beet juice.

Sun Prairie, WI has been using beet juice on an increasing basis for several years now. Quite a few communities around the Madison-area have been testing beet juice with many positive results. And despite the way the BusinessWeek article is written, according to the local news outlets, only a small section of Milwaukee will be testing the cheese brine.

I know I have see the beet juice mix in Beloit too last couple years.
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