Vulnerable lizards could hamper Texas frac sand boom

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Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

Fears are growing among fracking companies that an influx of sand miners threatens a fragile truce with environmental authorities, Select Sands boss warns.

A small lizard threatens to be a large headache in the rush for Permian Basin frac sand development, US miner Smart Sand warned.

Speaking to investors on 10 August, Smart Sand CEO Charles Young warned that mine development in Texas would be hampered by a number of issues, in particular the...

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