Opposition to silica sand mining continues in the US

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Monday, 07 November 2011

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Opposition to silica sand mining continues to grow in the US, with planning boards in Wisconsin and Nebraska hearing pleas for a moratorium on mining from local representatives.


In Red Wing, Minnesota, a move to impose a one-year moratorium on silica sand mining was passed late last month, following...

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