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RE: Lingering troubles with recent blower repair (no q content)

On the general note of recycling automotive fluids, here's a little
something from WhiteBoard News (a list with news of the odd and just
downright strange):

Spearfish, South Dakota:

It's the drink of choice among discriminating
porcupines.  It's salty.  It's delicious.  It's brake

So many of the pesky, prickly vermin have been sneaking
into one campground -- the Rod and Gun Campground in
Little Spearfish Canyon -- slipping under campers'
vehicles, gnawing through brake lines and draining them
dry that the U.S. Forest Service had to close the
campground last week.

There have been no accidents, but more than a dozen
vehicles have been damaged.  Experts say porcupines may
be drinking the stuff just for the taste of it.

See? I told you it was odd...
- peter henriksen, peterhe@microsoft.com, issaquah, wa
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  80 mazda 626

>From: 	Alex Kowalski[SMTP:akowalsk@shrike.depaul.edu]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, May 15, 1996 6:05 PM
>To: 	Ernest Wong
>Cc: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	Re: Lingering troubles with recent blower repair
>Ernest Wong wrote:
>> [from Frank Bauer]
>> >- you can pee on your driveway if you like but DON'T DUMP YOUR ANTIFREEZE
>> Guess what we contribute is pittance compared to the 'DeIcing' airports do
>> when they 'Exxon Valdez' the waiting jets with glycol deicing fluid.
>> Didn't think putting glycol in the storm drain was good. I know of toooo
>> many racoons that frequent storm drains.
>> my 2 drips.
>There was an article in Avaiation Week about how the Germans have built a 
>special system for de-icing planes at the big, controversial new airport 
>over there (Erwinger Moos sp?)  It collects the glycol spray and recycles 
>it so the earthworms don't have to swim in it. Good idea.  I sat at the 
>gate at Chicago Midway a few times and watched them shoot the stuff all 
>over the plane.  Most of it went down a drain in the tarmac.  I'll bet it 
>wasn't recycled.
>Best Wishes,