Minnesota's frac-sand future, with lessons from Wisconsin ...

Minnesota's frac-sand future, with lessons from Wisconsin, explored by panel. Email; Share; Tweet; ... the mayor of St. Charles, ... Good luck with trying to regulate frac sand mining.

Concerned Citizens for St. Charles: "Let Minnesota ...

Concerned Citizens for St. Charles: "Let Minnesota Proppant know they are not welcome" The Post Bulletin's Brian Todd reports in Concerned Citizens for St. Charles: No safe form of silica sand : A presentation concerning the dangers of silica sand was the latest salvo by the Concerned Citizens for St. Charles (CCSC) against a proposed frack ...

State will wait for frac sand ruling - Winona Post > Article

Its sister company, Minnesota Proppant, proposed a rail terminal in St. Charles to handle all the sand. St. Charles rejected the rail terminal, and Minnesota Sands' mining proposals have been on hold since 2013.

Amish speak out against frac sand facility near St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, Minn. — The rolling countryside near St. Charles is a place of horse-drawn buggies and one-room schoolhouses, woodworking shops and limited electricity.

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

Charles' city attorney did the same--counseling the city not to impose an outright frac sand processing ban in the City of St. Charles at the request of the Concerned Citizens group with 900 ...

Mahtomedi frac sand mining forum draws hundreds over ...

Mahtomedi frac sand mining forum draws hundreds over concerns. ... Frac sand mining forum MPR Photo/Elizabeth Dunbar. ... St. Charles Mayor Bill Spitzer, state Rep. Peter Fischer and Maiden Rock ...

A Report from Wisconsin's Sand Counties - Land Stewardship ...

A Report from Wisconsin's Sand Counties; A Report from Wisconsin's Sand Counties. ... The frac sand industry came to Chippewa Falls five years ago, in May 2008. ... It made Minnesota Proppant's promises to keep things completely enclosed at their proposed Saint Charles plant and prevent sand from getting out into the community seem even more ...

Some neighbors oppose proposed St. Charles frac-sand ...

ST. CHARLES — What struck Barb Johnson when she saw the sand processing center in Chippewa Falls, Wis., was the monstrosity of the operation and the constant "high-pitched hum."

Mining-hub Town of St. Charles, MN Says No to Major Frac ...

Frac sand mining in southeastern Minnesota was dealt a serious setback Tuesday night when the city of St. Charles adopted a resolution advocated by local foes of the industry.

Some neighbors oppose proposed St. Charles frac-sand ...

ST. CHARLES — What struck Barb Johnson when she saw the sand processing center in Chippewa Falls, Wis., was the monstrosity of the operation and the constant "high-pitched hum."

SandPoint Times - Concerned Citizens for St. Charles

St. Charles residents who oppose a proposal that would put the country's largest frac sand processing and rail transfer facility on the edge of the city have begun circulating a petition, and in just two weekends have gathered more than 900 signatures…

Engineer: St. Charles frac-sand processing plant a ...

ST. CHARLES — The new plan for a frac-sand processing plant just east of St. Charles will be a "Cadillac," with everything enclosed and most sand brought to it from mines via a 6-mile-long ...

St. Charles returns Minnesota Proppant money; proposed ...

The city of St. Charles has cut its last tie to a company that wanted to build a 300-acre frac sand facility just outside city limits.

Engineer: St. Charles frac-sand processing plant a ...

ST. CHARLES — The new plan for a frac-sand processing plant just east of St. Charles will be a "Cadillac," with everything enclosed and most sand brought to it from mines via a 6-mile-long ...

Some neighbors oppose proposed St. Charles frac-sand ...

ST. CHARLES — What struck Barb Johnson when she saw the sand processing center in Chippewa Falls, Wis., was the monstrosity of the operation and the constant "high-pitched hum."

What is Frac-Sand Mining? - SandPoint Times

What is Frac-Sand Mining? Removal of frac-sand from our region: News and Information: Letter: Speak Up About Impact of Sand Mines ... Should They Build It? St. Charles Grapples with Sand Facility: ST. CHARLES, Minn. — After 10 months of discussing the 300 acre frac sand washing and loading facility that hopes to open outside of St. Charles ...

MN Frac Sand Mining Hearing - full hearing - YouTube

MN Frac Sand Mining Hearing - full hearing from The UpTake. ... Here is an UpTake guide to the frac sand hearing held today by a joint meeting of the Minnesota Senate Committee on Environment ...

Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN - Home | Facebook

Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN · March 13, 2013 · A victory in St. Charles but heads up Winona: "Formally speaking, the Winona County Board could intervene and grant Minnesota Proppant a permit to operate at the St. Charles site."

St. Charles, Minn., ponders future as sand mining takes off

St. Charles weighs chance to be the state's gateway to a new frontier. ... St. Charles, Minn., ponders future as sand mining takes off ... Since EOG's plant opened in 2010, more than 10 other frac ...

Frac Sand Mining Moratorium Update April 2013 By Samuel ...

Some frac-sand prospectors are beginning to lose patience with the delays caused by Minnesota's resistance to development. In St. Charles, the City Council voted against

Minnesota's frac-sand future, with lessons from Wisconsin ...

Minnesota's frac-sand future, with lessons from Wisconsin, explored by panel. Email; Share; Tweet; ... the mayor of St. Charles, ... Good luck with trying to regulate frac sand mining.

Minnesota Frac Sand Plant Proposal Stirs Up Controversy

A possible $70 million frac sand plant and rail depot is stirring up controversy in St. Charles, Minn. According to local news sources, a 300-acre soy bean field outside of St. Charles could soon be the site of one of the largest frac sand processing plants in the country.

Who is Attacking the Winona County Frac Sand Ban? - Land ...

The suit also claims Minnesota Sands wants to open a frac sand transloading facility in Winona County, possibly in St. Charles Township where a similar proposal was defeated in 2013. The people of Winona County won't be bullied by outside corporate interests.

Engineer: St. Charles frac-sand processing plant a ...

ST. CHARLES — The new plan for a frac-sand processing plant just east of St. Charles will be a "Cadillac," with everything enclosed and most sand brought to it from mines via a 6-mile-long ...

Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN - Home | Facebook

Frac-Sand Mining - Winona County, MN · March 13, 2013 · A victory in St. Charles but heads up Winona: "Formally speaking, the Winona County Board could intervene and grant Minnesota Proppant a permit to operate at the St. Charles site."