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Local cities concerned with frac sand hauling

KARE: As the St. Croix River moves by the small town of Taylors Falls, there are some here worried about what may soon be moving through. "It's going to be a mess," said Taylors Falls Mayor Mike Buchite. In late April Mayor Buchite said he got an email from the North Branch city manager telling him about a frac sand company, Superior Silica Sands, that might set up shop in her city, but it would haul sand through his. The sand is used for hydraulic fracturing that extracts oil and gas from the...