State of Illinois could be sued over frac sand mine

By Emma Hughes
Published: Monday, 17 December 2012

Environmental groups launch lawsuit in bid to stop Mississippi Sand project

A US frac sand mine developed by Mississippi Sand LLC is facing further difficulty after three environmental groups launched a legal case against the state of Illinois, where the property is located, Midwest Energy News has reported.

The silica sand (frac sand) mine has come up against various critics due...

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