Wabasha Moratorium Begins
Published: Friday, 08 March 2013 15:13
The Wabasha, Wis., City Council approved its first frac sand moratorium, which halts all new or expanding operations, according to Finance and Commerce. The council also approved a second moratorium, which halts companies with significant truck traffic from expanding to more than 500 regular trips a day or more than 30 heavy trips.
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Frac Sand Operations Cited in Wisconsin
Published: Friday, 08 March 2013 15:12
Nearly a fifth of Wisconsin’s 70 active frac sand mines and processing plants were reportedly cited for environmental violations last year, as the industry continued to expand at a rapid clip, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
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