New Wisconsin frac sand moratorium “a breather”

By Jack Elliott
Published: Monday, 21 November 2011

Eau Claire County mining ban implemented until 31 May 2012; developers persevere

A new moratorium passed on frac sand mining in Eau Claire County will serve as “a breather”, as junior developers look to secure permitting, Mel Erikson, planning and development director of Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, told IM.

The moratorium was passed last week on Wednesday 16 November 2011...

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