Report uncovers environmental violations at Wisconsin frac sand sites
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
The shale gale revolution sweeping the US has meant that a large number of silica (frac) sand mines have opened. There is strong opposition to a lot of these projects and this latest report could see legislators clamping down on named violators.
A report conducted by a US advocacy group found that over
half of the companies mining frac sand in Wisconsin were
violating environmental standards set by the US...