Sand mining surges in Wisconsin July 31, 2011
Map of Wisconsin sites
This list was compiled in July 2011 by Center reporters Jason Smathers, Julie Strupp and Kate Golden. Caveats: It’s not exhaustive. The status of sites may change. And some sites may be listed with just a mine or a plant but actually have both; reporters listed only what they could verify with reliable sources, such as county or company officials. Know of an update? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summary stats for the 41 sites listed:
- Active: 16
- In development: 11
- Proposed: 14
- Mines: 28
- Processing plants: 23
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