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Monday, February 2, 2015

Why Not Just Melt The Snow?

A man digs out his car along a snow-covered street on February 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A man digs out his car along a snow-covered street on February 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A winter storm is dumping another foot of snow on the Midwest and Northeast. The sidewalks are still piled high from last week’s blizzard, so some cities are saying enough with plowing, let’s melt it.

Snow Dragon Snowmelters does just that. The company’s director of sales and marketing, Jennifer Binney, joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to explain how these massive machines work.

Pictured is the Snow Dragon Snowmelter. (Facebook)

Pictured is the Snow Dragon Snowmelter. (Facebook)

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