The latest in Wisconsin frac sand. See our in-depth stories since 2011 on our frac sand project page.
A report by Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer found certain health risks to hydraulic fracturing, but acknowledges the need for even more research. “There’s another option, which is slow down,” the report says. The Global Post June 17
Plans to build the first frac sand mine in South Dakota are under way. The new mine will be located in the state’s largest forest, Black Hills, and is projected to produce 1 million tons of sand annually. Inside Climate News June 26
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission approved a $180 million We Energies natural gas pipeline to be built from Tomah to Eau Claire. The line is meant to serve current and future frac sand processing facilities; We Energies estimates up to five new frac sand facilities will be built along the line within the next six years. WTAQ June 26
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