Talks May Water Down Wisconsin’s Controversial Frac Sand Mine Bill

Journal Sentinel: A bill that would rewrite regulations for sand mines is up for an overhaul after worries were raised that communities would lose some of their authority to enforce local ordinances. The legislation emerged Oct. 16 as Republicans showed an eagerness to help a growing industry that provides a critical ingredient to extract oil from domestic wells. As mines proliferated across western Wisconsin, some have faced opposition, including cases where localities have set new or stricter restrictions.......

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