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LSP Statement on MN Sands Petition to U.S. Supreme …

 · That is why Land Stewardship Project members in Winona County carried out a successful, 17-month grassroots organizing campaign calling on the County Board to pass the ban on frac sand mining activities, which it did on Nov. 22, 2016.

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LSP can''t join frac sand lawsuit

 · Van Cleve''s written argument includes a two-page checklist of the all the equipment and processes used in construction sand mining versus frac sand mining. The lists are identical. "There is no geological difference between [the] industrial mineral ''silica sand'' and [the] construction mineral ''sand,''" Van Cleve wrote.

LSP Calls for EIS Order to Remain on Massive Frac Sand …

Despite Previous Rulings, MN Sands Attempts to Yet Again Circumvent Environmental Law LEWISTON, Minn. — The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) today called on the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board (EQB) to continue to enforce its requirement of a comprehensive environmental review of a proposed frac sand mining project in southeastern Minnesota.

Valley Stewardship Network Water Monitor Appreciation …

Crawford Stewardship Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization registered in the state of Wisconsin. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Support CSP Send a check to: Crawford Stewardship Project

Valley Stewardship Network Agency Collaboration Meeting

There have been a slew of easements coming in from Trempealeau Co due to concerns around frac sand mining. Bob Micheel (County Conservationist from Monroe) reported on several townships creating Ag Enterprize Areas which made them eligible for certain conservation cost-share programs (RCCP is part of EQUIP from the NRCS… alphabet soup!…)

Frac Sand Organizing

 · The frac sand mining industry is inherently destructive and exploitative, and Land Stewardship Project members are working to stop frac sand mining, processing and transportation with a concentrated focus on local organizing in southeast Minnesota and

WIVoices Frac Sand Mining and Transportation …

Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining, Processing, and Transportation References WIvoices Reference Page Updated March 27, 2013 Wisconsin frac sand mining, processing, and transportation overviews: Frac Sand informational website, West Central Wisconsin

SE Minnesota Regional Frac Sand Mining Alerts: May 2013

 · Lunch & Film Frac Sand Land "The Incredible Story Of The Vanishing Hills". 12:00 - 1:00 Robert Nehman, filmmaker - Allamakee County, Iowa. Or 12:00-1:00 Box Lunch It with Others to Network. Breakout Sessions (1) 1:00 to 1:30. 1 Ancient Geology and the Roots of Sand Mining - …

Frac Sand Mining

Frack "sand" is actually tiny pieces of quartz- silicon dioxide (SiO2) also known as silica sand. It is not garden variety sand found in your kids sandbox. Because it is special, it is found in only a few places. In the United States, that currently means in the Midwest near the Great Lakes.

A Report from Wisconsin''s Sand Counties

In late May, I traveled to western Wisconsin''s Chippewa and Barron counties to see frac sand mining and processing sites firsthand. I particularly wanted to see the EOG processing plant in Chippewa Falls — one of the largest of its kind in existence — because last year, a company called Minnesota Proppant proposed an even larger plant for Saint Charles, here in Minnesota''s Winona County.

Frac sand mining in Wisconsin

Frac sand mining in Wisconsin Focus on groundwater … Madeline Gotkowitz, Mike Parsen • Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey • Groundwater, wells and streams ...

40% of Wisconsin ''Frac Sand'' Producers Violated …

 · ''Frac Sand'' Mining Boom: Health Hazard Feared, but Lawmakers Aim to Ease Regulation Share this article Over 40 percent of frac sand producers in Wisconsin have …

Rally to Ban Frac Sand Mining & Address Climate Change

La Crosse Center,300 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI 54601 Google Map » RSVP to Doug Nopar, LSP, 507-523-3366, [email protected] The Land Stewardship Project, Houston County Protectors, Citizens Against Silica Mining and the Coulee Region Climate Alliance are sponsoring a rally to resist the frac sand mining industry during its 2016 national conference at the La Crosse …

US Supreme Court turns down Winona County frac sand …

 · WASHINGTON, D.C. (WXOW) – The United States Supreme Court turns away a case involving a Winona County ban on frac sand mining. The denial means a ruling upholding the ban stands. In March 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld Winona County''s ban on the mining and processing of silica sand…

Frac Sand Prevents Justice for All

Frac Sand Prevents Justice for All By Lorraine Redig • August 21, 2012 The local frac sand industry is part of Big Oil''s continued efforts to monopolize the profits from natural resources that belong to …

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Valley Stewardship Network Agency Collaboration Meeting Forest attended representing CSP and gave updates on sand mining, animal ag trends and findings, issues with the budget, and our push to get a karst study done in the […]

Frac Sand Mining: Everything About it is Wrong

The Campaign to Ban Frac Sand Mining in Winona County The Land Stewardship Project is leading a campaign in southeastern Minnesota''s Winona County to pass a ban on new frac sand mining, processing or transportation operations. An earlier LSP blog outlines more reasons why such a ban should be but in place. ...

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice

Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice 122 State St. #405A, Madison, WI 53703-2500 (608) 250-9240 – – [email protected] Resolution Opposing Frac Sand Mining Industry and Environmental Degradation WHEREAS, Wisconsin is looked upon as a

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Winona County …

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Supreme Court today upheld Winona County''s landmark ordinance banning frac sand mining. The court ruled that Winona County acted fully within its rights when it used its zoning authority in 2016 to prohibit industrial mining operations. This latest ruling upholds a District Court ruling issued in 2017 and ...

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U.S. Supreme Court won''t review Winona County frac sand …

 · In a statement, the Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project, which opposes the mining projects eyed by Minnesota Sands, said the U.S. Supreme Court "made the right decision." "Now, despite Minnesota Sands'' desperate attack on this democratically enacted decision, hills, bluffs, water, air, and communities in Winona County will remain protected from frac sand …

Frac Sand Grassroots Websites | A Listly List

As fracking booms, demand for frac sand from Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Iowa is booming too. Fracking silica sand is highly health hazardous. Many small communities feel ill equipped to protect their health and way of life from the financially powerful industries pushing aggressively for frac sand. A number of grassroots blogs, websites, & social media endeavors have sprung up in response. Some ...

Frac Sand Mining | Wisconsin Network for Peace and …

 · In 2013, WNPJ spearheaded a petition and resolution signed by 78 groups calling for a ban on frac sand mining in the state. You can still sign the petition here. Our resolution was in response to SB349, a bill that would have outlawed local ordinances regulating frac sand mining, air and water quality, or blasting.

FracTracker Alliance, Author at FracTracker Alliance

 · The team at FracTracker Alliance is honored and humbled to accept the 2020 Jean and Leslie Douglas Pearl Award from the Cornell Douglas Foundation. This award reflects the Foundation''s mission to provide support to organizations like FracTracker that advocate for environmental health, justice, and sustainability.

Frac Sand Mining Banned In Winona County | Wisconsin …

 · Frac sand mining has been banned in Minnesota''s Winona County, just across the Mississippi River from La Crosse. In a 3-2 vote Winona County Commissioners blocked any new frac sand mines or processing facilities from being built. Also, existing facilities will be barred from expanding. the ban is the culmination of years worth of effort by the ...

Stop the Frac Attack on Local Democracy! | Wisconsin …

 · Further erodes local governments'' ability to regulate frac sand mining, only giving them a say when it comes time to clean up the mess and even then, holding them to the lowest possible standard. Prevents communities facing the proposed Penokee open-pit iron mine from passing ordinances to prevent blasting of rock with asbestos or prevent damages to the environment.

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The Valley Stewardship Network, Inc. a not-for-profit 501(c)3 K i c k a p o o V i s i o n s Spring 2012 Volume X1I, Issue II ~ Promoting Stewardship, Connecting Communities since 2000 ~ As Spring brings forth its abundance in the

Frac Sand Mining in Wisconsin: – Save The Hills Alliance

 · Frac sand mining also poses significant hazards and problems than must not be overlooked or downplayed. First, the process uses extremely high volumes of water that become tainted with mine tailings that can and will adversely affect plants, fish, birds and animals exposed to the tainted water that is usually dumped into rivers, creeks and streams to make its way into lakes and breeding ...

The Fundamentals of Frac Sand Logistics – HiCrush

Sand-intensive hydraulic fracturing is putting new pressures on frac sand mining. Frac sand demand has grown from 7 million tons in 2010, about 27% of total U.S. sand and gravel production, to 63% of the total 100 million tons produced in 2017, according to USGS ...

U.S. Supreme Court won''t review Winona County frac sand …

 · ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court last week said it would not review the petition aimed at undoing a county-level ban on silica sand mining in southeast Minnesota. In a statement, Minnesota Sands LLC said it was "extremely disappointed" …

may 2013 newsletter

frac sand mine that was just recently permitted by the Town. With so many threats to our water from industry it ... tact Valley Stewardship Network at [email protected] or call 608-637-3615. Crawford Stewardship Project Newsletter Spring 2013 ...

Frac Sand Sentinel – Save The Hills Alliance

Be sure to follow the Minnesota Story. They are busy beavers trying to protect themselves from the industry and the misguided stories that are being generated at the expense of local citizens. Pat Popple 715-723-6398. #373-05-25-2021 Frac Sand Sentinel #373 Save Us from Pipeline #3-Caravan Going North 5-25-2021.