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Monday, 24 January 2011 00:32

Asphalt pavement is a permanent resource that will never be consumed, and because it will never be burned for fuel, it will never emit greenhouse gases. Scientists call this "carbon sequestration." In addition, the asphalt cement - the black, glue-like substance that holds the road together - can be reactivated over and over again through reuse and recycling. Learn more.

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Last Updated on Monday, 11 April 2011 16:02
 
 

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