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.
Oct 14, 2013
The new social media campaign will help tell the stories of people who are facing frac sand mining and a proposed open-pit iron mine in Wisconsin.
Aug 21, 2013
This open letter to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway Board encourages board members to reject a frac sand mine application near the protected scenic riverway.
Aug 14, 2013
When frac sand companies pressure local governments to redefine land from agricultural to industrial use, family farms and the quality of rural life are at risk.
FTS Frac Sand Mine Air Pollution Permit Challenged: Stronger Permits Needed To Protect Public Health
Jul 29, 2013
MEA filed a petition for a contested case hearing on an air pollution control permit for a frac sand mine in Trempealeau County, WI on behalf of citizens who are concerned about silica dust.