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Current mining regulations adequate, says Wisconsin DNR

By John Ollett
Published: Friday, 03 February 2012

Report assesses threats of frac sand mining to health and environment

A recent report released by Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) assessed the possible impacts of silica sand mining in Wisconsin and labelled current regulations adequate.

County and department regulations are, “adequate to ensure that permits for individual sand mining operations and processing facilities are protective of public...

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