US mayor ousted following frac sand complaints
Published: Thursday, 26 November 2015
Local politics resulted in the mayor of a small Wisconsin town being booted out, after disagreements about openness in dealing with local concerns about frac sand mining.
John Kimmel, the Mayor of Arcadia, a small
town near the western border of Wisconsin, US, was recalled on
Tuesday following disputes over silica (frac) sand mining.
Kimmel’s 164 votes lost to challenger Rob
Reichwein’s 373 in an election triggered by