Jan 05, 2017
Meteor Timber's application to establish an industrial sand facility could fill in a record number of natural wetland acres in Wisconsin.
Oct 31, 2016
Mining operation air pollution permit approved without Clean Air Act compliance, PM2.5
Jul 25, 2016
Public review and comment can help improve agency’s Strategic Analysis
Jul 06, 2016
Robust public review and feedback needed to improve report.
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.
May 04, 2016
Water pollution management rules for the frac sand industry have needed updates since 2014 - and since frac sand mining first boomed. Improvements are coming, but more needs to be done.
Jan 07, 2016
Assembly Bill 600 (and Senate Bill 459) would erode Wisconsin’s wetlands protections and conflict with basic tenants of our state constitution that protect the public’s access to water.
Feb 26, 2015
Citizens' frac sand concerns must be collected early in DNR's strategic analysis of mining industry activities' impacts.
Feb 04, 2015
Natural resource protection cutbacks leave our clean water and air at risk
Jan 28, 2015
With the recommendation of the DNR and the direction of the NRB, a strategic analysis of frac sand mining in Wisconsin will soon be underway with citizen input on the comprehensive study.