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Bergen County, N.J. uses pickle juice to melt snow

If there ever was a sign that we’ve had more than enough snow this winter, here it is.

Bergen County, New Jersey administrators found themselves in quite a pickle this winter. With their plowing budget quickly running dry, they’ve come up with a juicy solution.

Bergen County is just across the Hudson from New York – and despite being among the wealthiest counties in the nation, this winter has busted their budget for snow removal. Road salt comes at a hefty premium, and being only halfway through winter, they’ve invested in a new, and much cheaper, snow melter: pickle juice.

Full story: Winter Dill-emmas: Bergen County, N.J. turns to pickle juice to melt snow