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"Neighbors have turned on neighbors, public meetings have erupted into shouting matches..."

Controversial Houston County frac sand mine gets day in appeals court

“Asking that the state’s ruling be reversed, an attorney for mine owners Tracie and Michelle Erickson of Rushford, Minn., argued that the mine, in existence since 1992, should be exempt from the trout stream setback law passed by the Legislature two years ago. 30 more words

Frac Sand

What kind of "good neighbor" would want to skirt regulations at the expense of their next door neighbors? The frac sand industry.

WPR NEWS

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 12:25pm

 Over the past four years, frac sand companies in Trempealeau County have begun using an obscure, legal maneuver called annexation to avoid strict county regulations.   43 more words

Frac Sand