Frac sand mining Health Impact Assessment is not the final word on air quality impacts, human health
Jul 05, 2016
Report on industrial sand industry’s health impacts ignores mine neighbors’ air quality concerns, cumulative impacts.
Jul 30, 2015
For this rural community, balancing the needs of homeowners, businesses that depend on clean air, and an industrial poultry and manure processing facility is a work in progress.
Dec 05, 2014
Citizen challenge to pollution permit achieves progress in protecting air quality.
Oct 07, 2014
While other states such as Minnesota and California have passed laws that protect residents from silica dust, Wisconsin's air quality protections have remained stagnant.
Sep 09, 2014
At issue is whether or not citizens could challenge the DNR’s decision not to require emission testing, record keeping and reporting on fugitive dust control, or monitoring air quality.
Apr 15, 2014
DATCP listening sessions for agriculture, agency, and environmental and citizen groups are being held this week in another step in the livestock siting law review process.
Apr 08, 2014
Contested case hearing will challenge permit that may allow air emissions that violate public health and air quality standards
Apr 07, 2014
Dust created during the mining, processing and transportation of silica (frac) sand is linked to silicosis and cancer. Other states are implementing better standards to protect air quality.
Frac Sand Bill Puts Interests of Industry First: SB 632 compromises citizen rights and local control
Mar 03, 2014
Without meaningful citizen input, SB 632 will have too many consequences for local governments to meet the unique, complex needs of communities dealing with negative impacts of frac sand mining.
Jan 18, 2014
Here are the basics on how citizens in Wisconsin are holding their government accountable for the decrease in environmental law enforcement.