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Groups ask EPA to object to DNR approval of frac

Oct 27, 2016  The request asks for the EPA’s objection to the permit because the DNR would allow the Superior Silica Sands frac sand mine and processing plant to expand production without estimating, monitoring, or controlling fine particulate matter (PM2.5) that would impact air quality. As written, the DNR -approved air permit violates the

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Permits: What a frac sand mine needs - WisconsinWatch

Feb 01, 2012  Permits: What a frac sand mine needs. • Air: Mines and processing plants need air permits. Silica exposure is a public health concern, and stray dust has been a source of complaints, so DNR has been sending information to mine operators on how to control it. • Water: All mines need a stormwater permit.

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Fairmount Minerals frac sand mining air pollution permit ...

In 2013, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved an air pollution permit for Fairmount Santrol (then FTS International Proppants), a frac sand mining company from Texas, to build a silica sand mining and processing facility in a mostly agricultural and residential area of Arcadia.

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California denies 42 new fracking permits (but they've ...

Aug 10, 2021  1,019 oil and gas permits approved in first 6 months of 2021. The overall number of oil and gas permits approved under Newsom now totals 9,014 since he took office in January 2019, ...

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Wisconsin DNR approves frac sand-related permit Local ...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit application to change the ... The hearing did not discuss the company’s proposed frac sand mine nor was the mine considered in ...

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Legal Considerations for Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining

Each frac sand project in Wisconsin will need a variety of federal, state and local approvals or permits before, during and following mining operations. These permits will include zoning approvals as well as mining, reclamation, water and air permits. A frac sand project (a non-metallic mining project) will need to obtain both zoning approval and

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Petition to EPA to object to Wisconsin Proppants, LLC air ...

Aug 26, 2015  This petition request is the latest action calling upon the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to object to DNR-approved permits for frac sand mining facilities that do not estimate, monitor or control fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from mechanical processes associated with silica sand mining..

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Gilmanton sand facility approved; 6th frac sand permit ...

Gilmanton sand facility approved; 6th frac sand permit issued in county ... The Buffalo County Zoning Board of Adjustment voted 3-0 to grant R J Rolling Acres a 15-year permit to mine silica ...

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Buffalo County approves frac sand mine in town of

Oct 25, 2012  The Buffalo County Board of Adjustment has unanimously approved a frac sand mining operation along state Hwy. 37 south of Mondovi. The county’s three-member zoning board of adjustment unanimously...

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Wisconsin DNR approves frac sand-related permit Local ...

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit application to change the ... The hearing did not discuss the company’s proposed frac sand mine nor was the mine considered in ...

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Frac sand mining and processing permits - WisconsinWatch

Mar 03, 2013  Wisconsin’s Sand Rush Read the main story. Frac sand industry faces DNR violations, warnings. Previous frac sand coverage. As supply meets demand, Wisconsin’s frac sand rush slows December 15, 2012 Conference draws 50 frac sand protestors October 2, 2012 Frac sand boom creates thousands of jobs August 19,2012 Wisconsin frac sand sites double July 22, 2012 ...

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Industrial sand mining overview Wisconsin DNR

Wisconsin has high-quality sand resources and, as a result, the DNR has seen a substantial rise in permit requests to the department to mine industrial sand. Industrial sand is sometimes called "frac" sand or silica sand. Aerial view of an industrial sand mine in Wisconsin. The extracted sand is often processed locally.

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OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

silica sand was coated with a resin for use in foundry applications and as an oil and gas well stimulation material (i.e., “frac sand”). More recent modifications to Line 1 approved under Permit No. 2010-531-C (M-1) enabled the use of a non-resin coating material, and Plant 1 is no longer utilized for resin coating.

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Legal Considerations for Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining Projects

Each frac sand project in Wisconsin will need a variety of federal, state and local approvals or permits before, during and following mining operations. These permits will include zoning approvals as well as mining, reclamation, water and air permits. A frac sand project (a non-metallic mining project) will need to obtain both zoning approval and

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Meteor Timber Revives Wetland Permit for Its Frac Sand ...

Dec 17, 2019  Meteor Timber has proposed to build a $75 million frac sand processing operation in Monroe County, but needs a permit to fill 16.25 acres of wetlands. As part of its permit application, Meteor proposed to restore and preserve more than 640 acres of other lands near the the 752-acre site, although the DNR determined those mitigation efforts were ...

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Town of Rock Gets First Look at Frac Sand Mining Plans ...

Aug 10, 2018  If the permits are approved Coulee Frac Sand could start preparing the site as early as November with the mine beginning full operations in the spring of 2019. Don’t let a story go untold. Connect with our team to share news or let us know what you’d like to learn more about. Email [email protected] Author: News Desk.

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Monroe County Land Conservation Department Monroe County

Hi-Crush Wyeville Nonmetallic Mining Reclamation Plan, pages 1-40 – Pages 41-160 – Pages 161-184 – Pages 185-250 – Pages 251-292 (approved revision, frac sand) Smart Sands Oakdale Mine Nonmetallic Mining Reclamation Plan, pages 1-100 – Pages 101-150 – Pages 151-200 – Pages 201-253 (approved revision, frac sand)

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Environmentalists sue to stop controversial Illinois frac ...

Dec 14, 2012  The company developing it, St. Louis-based Mississippi Sand, has been approved by state agencies to receive three permits to move forward with the mine. Two of those permits, including the IDNR permit, have been issued. The third, from the state’s Environmental Protection Agency, has been approved but has not yet been issued.

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Systematic Racism in Kern County Oil and Gas Permitting ...

Jun 08, 2020  Kern County, California has approved at least 18,356 illegal permits to drill new and rework existing oil and gas wells from 2015 – 2019 (data downloaded May 18, 2020). In a monumental decision in February of 2020, a California court ruled that a Kern County oil and gas ordinance paid for and drafted by the oil industry violated the state’s ...

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'Frac Sand' Mining Boom: Health Hazard Feared, but ...

Nov 05, 2013  The legislation would void bans, air quality monitoring and other restrictions on frac sand mining that counties have approved in the absence of tougher state regulations.

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Silica Sand Company Builds Community for Arcadia, IA All ...

The DNR for the State of Wisconsin is known for being very stringent. For them to approve these permits means that they have examined the project and determined that it is environmentally sound.” Sand mining in various forms has been done in southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin for well over a century. However, the technology ...

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Gravel Pit Index - Montana

Gravel Pit Index. These gravel pits are currently listed with the Materials Bureau at the Montana Department of Transportation. The gravel pit type lists the main type of material provided by the producer/supplier. Maps and photos may be viewed at Area labs. If there are any errors or information that is missing please contact the Help Desk at ...

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Town of Rock Planning Commission Approves Sand Mine ...

Apr 05, 2019  The Town of Rock Planning Commission approved a recommendation for the proposed Coulee Frac Sand mine to be located at the corner of MacArthur Dr. and County Road V North of Lindsey. In a two-and-a-half hour meeting April 4 that saw many citizen questions, the Planning Commission on a 3-1 vote approved the recommended conditional use permit ...

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frac sand mining approved in Goodhue County MPR News

Jun 18, 2013  frac sand mining approved in Goodhue County. Elizabeth Baier. RED WING, Minn. ... the county could see its first frac sand mining permit applications as early as September.

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Meteor Timber Revives Wetland Permit for Its Frac Sand ...

Dec 17, 2019  Meteor Timber has proposed to build a $75 million frac sand processing operation in Monroe County, but needs a permit to fill 16.25 acres of wetlands. As part of its permit application, Meteor proposed to restore and preserve more than 640 acres of other lands near the the 752-acre site, although the DNR determined those mitigation efforts were ...

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Town of Rock Gets First Look at Frac Sand Mining Plans ...

Aug 10, 2018  If the permits are approved Coulee Frac Sand could start preparing the site as early as November with the mine beginning full operations in the spring of 2019. Don’t let a story go untold. Connect with our team to share news or let us know what you’d like to learn more about. Email [email protected] Author: News Desk.

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DNR concedes its rules are faulty, then allows more frac ...

Over the last four years the DNR has approved more than 200 sand mining operations under a 2009 non-metallic mining permit that was designed to prevent pollution from gravel pits, not the ...

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Environmentalists sue to stop controversial Illinois frac ...

Dec 14, 2012  The company developing it, St. Louis-based Mississippi Sand, has been approved by state agencies to receive three permits to move forward with the mine. Two of those permits, including the IDNR permit, have been issued. The third, from the state’s Environmental Protection Agency, has been approved but has not yet been issued.

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NO to Frac Sand

Nov 20, 2011  There are currently 2 approved frac sand mining operations. One is operational and the other, owned by Ryan Barth on Platte Valley Road, has just been permitted. A permit application from Steve Stamm of Mondovi will be taken up December 1. A permit application recently submitted by Herman Hoesley was denied, but he will be able to reapply at a ...

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Town of Rock Planning Commission Approves Sand Mine ...

Apr 05, 2019  The Town of Rock Planning Commission approved a recommendation for the proposed Coulee Frac Sand mine to be located at the corner of MacArthur Dr. and County Road V North of Lindsey. In a two-and-a-half hour meeting April 4 that saw many citizen questions, the Planning Commission on a 3-1 vote approved the recommended conditional use permit ...

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Frac Sand Mining Issues with Hydraulic Fracturing

We are talking about frac sand mining. Frac sand is used as a proppant to hold open the fractured shale formation layers. It is mixed with water and chemicals before being injected into a well bore at about 15-16,000 pounds per square inch (psi) to break open shale layers containing gas or oil.

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Nonmetallic mine reclamation plans Wisconsin DNR

The reclamation permit is a life-of-mine permit, and a substantial modification would cause it to be reopened and may necessitate a public hearing. Modifications to the reclamation plan and permit are required when a substantial change in the mine reclamation plan is necessary. Such changes may include: a new acquisition of mineable resources;

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remove silica sand from property in Winona County in February 2012 during a county-imposed moratorium on silica sand mining pending completion of a land-use study. 3 At the time, Winona County issued conditional-use permits for approved mining operations, including silica sand mining, as required by the then-current zoning ordinance.

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Mining and Reclamation – MDEQ

The Mining and Reclamation Division regulates all surface mines in the state as provided for in the Mississippi Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1977 (Sec. 53-7-1 et seq., Miss. Code 1972). Activities include: Issuing surface mining permits and notices of exempt operations. Inspecting permitted areas and investigating complaints.

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STILLWATER CENTRAL FREIGHT TARIFF SLWC 6001

Oct 01, 2020  against such movements. For movements of Frac Sand on the SLWC, the following conditions will apply: (1) An SLWC served terminal, who is the recipient of frac sand shipments, must request a voucher or permit to allow railcars to be scheduled for entry at interchange to SLWC. (2) Vouchers or permits must be requested from SLWC via email at

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Bridgeport Township Clerk- Linda.. Please share this link ...

Subject: RE: Bridgeport proposed Frac-sand mining Mark I just wanted to share the response of Bridgeport's zoning committee on the frac-sand issue. Our zoning committee has approved the conditional use permit for Pattison Mine. They had every opportunity to put in

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How the frac-sand industry escaped environmental review ...

Jul 01, 2013  In the end, the Wabasha frac-sand loading facility was approved. permit conditions were added, but without the rigorous analysis of an Environmental Assessment.

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