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Groups ask EPA to object to DNR approval of frac sand permit Mining operation air pollution permit approved without Clean Air Act compliance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2016 CONTACT: Sarah Geers, Midwest Environmental Advocates Staff Attorney, [email protected]
Sierra Frac Sand is the industry leader in regional/native proppant production, supply, storage, and efficiency with locations in Texas and Louisiana
As written, the DNR-approved air permit violates the Clean Air Act and may allow the mining operation to violate National Ambient Air Quality Standards “The DNR is ignoring the presence and cumulative impacts of fine particulate matter from facilities including frac sand mines under its new policy,” said MEA staff attorney Sarah Geers
Emails Show Frustration Over Lack Of Information From Company And Tight Deadlines Set By DNR Administration (WPR)---A two-year battle to build a frac sand plant on 16 acres of rare wetlands in Monroe County is coming to a head this spring A judge will decide if the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources followed the law when it approved the project last year
Jun 05, 2012· WINONA, Minn (AP) -- The Winona City Council has approved a permit to allow a local trucking company to ship frac sand through city's commercial barge dock on the Mississippi River
Plans for controversial frac sand mine moves forward , for — but did not receive — a public hearing on the project before the state agency that oversees environmental permits approved the .
Nov 21, 2013· Credit Kristofor Husted / KBIA Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources approved the permit for a 73-acre frac sand mine in Ste Genevieve County Thursday The department also denied a request for an official hearing on the proposed mine owned by ,
DNR Won’t Back Frac Sand Wetland Permit , in Monroe County in order to build a $75 million frac sand mining and processing plant in Jackson and Monroe counti , approved Meteor Timber’s .
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit , Wisconsin DNR approves frac sand-related permit , The hearing did not discuss the company’s proposed frac sand mine nor .
Limited frac sand mining approved in Goodhue County , the county could see its first frac sand mining permit applications as early as September Elizabeth Baier, based in Rochester, covers news .
“frac sand” is in great demand As a result, some established local sand-mining operations are expanding and mining companies from other parts of the country are looking for opportuni-ties here Most of the sand found in the Upper Midwest is silica, which is the same thing as quartz or silicon diox-ide Silica sand has probably been
If approved as currently drafted, the Wisconsin Proppants, LLC permit will violate the Clean Air Act This petition request similar action by the EPA to object to another DNR-approved permit for a frac sand mining facility in Barron County Read more on our Superior Silica Sands air permit action page
Nov 05, 2013· 'Frac Sand' Mining Boom: Health Hazard Feared, but Lawmakers Aim to Ease Regulation , air quality monitoring and other restrictions on frac sand mining that counties have approved in the absence .
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There are about 100 frac sand mines in the state Sand in Wisconsin is used in hydraulic fracturing in other parts of the nation and world to obtain natural gas Some members of the Riverway Board said in a memo the mine was a bad idea but that a "loophole" in state law might require the board to approve the permit
The latest approved permits were submitted before the county’s seven-month moratorium—recently extended until May 1 — was approved in March The county has now approved nine frac sand mining .
Here is where things stand now in Buffalo County 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
"Frac sand" is a high-purity quartz sand with very durable and very round grains It is a crush-resistant material produced for use by the petroleum industry It is used in the hydraulic fracturing process (known as "fracking") to produce petroleum fluids, such as oil, natural gas and natural gas .
approved and adopted into a reclamation permit that remains in place for the life of the project Any major modifications to the reclamation plan would have to be approved prior to implementation Air and water permits are also necessary for every frac sand mine Both dust and hazardous air
A controversial frac sand mine proposed in Southwest Utah is poised to move forward after local officials gave the go-ahead this week on the sale of water and a conditional use permit The Kane County Planning Commission voted Wednesday night to issue the permit to Southern Red Sands, LLC, which has plans to operate the mine just north of Kanab
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 sprawling sand extraction operations that each day ship hundreds of rail cars of silica sand ,
Wisconsin DNR Declines to Reinstate Meteor Wetlands Permit Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will not overturn an administrative law judge's decision to invalidate a permit to fill 16 acres of high-quality wetland to make way for a proposed frac sand facility in Monroe County, Wis, according to Wisconsin Public Radio
The following nonmetallic mining reclamation plans have been recently submitted to 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)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Approves Non-zoning Town Ordinance Regulating Frac Sand Mining Published on February 9, , Chippewa County has a county zoning ordinance but the Town has not approved the application of the County’s zoning ordinance in the Town, nor has the Town adopted its own ordinance , the Town Board “shall grant the permit .
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has approved a permit application to change the course of Trout Run Creek, discharge fill material into wetlands and construct two bridges over the
Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources will not overturn an administrative law judge's decision to invalidate a permit to fill 16 acres of high-quality wetland to make way for a proposed frac sand facility in Monroe County
There are still questions about a frac sand project that's been approved in Buffalo County, namely where would the sand go? No C-FC Frac Plant October 17, 2012 The Buffalo County Board voted 9-3 last night to extend the frac sand moratorium by six months , Seven Sands frac sand permits denied in ,
The more than two-year struggle over the Meteor Timber wetland permit could be decided as soon as the end of April, when the state administrative law judge is expected to rule on whether the DNR was right to approve Meteor Timber’s request for what has been reported to be the biggest wetland fill by any frac sand operation in the state
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
A controversial frac sand mine proposed in southwest Utah is poised to move forward after the Kanab City Council conditionally agreed Tuesday night to sell water to the Salt Lake City-based company pushing the project following a contentious public hearing
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