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Mine Legislation Would Bypass Local Control

Right now, Trempealeau county is evaluating rules regarding the surge of frac sand mines that have sprouted up in the county while a moratorium is in place.  Which is a reasonable thing to do, says state rep Chris Danou.  What is not reasonable is what new legislation proposes: taking the regulatory process out of the hands of local government and giving that role to the state

 

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Trempealeau's moratorium came only after it became the county with the most frac sand mines in either Wisconsin or Minnesota. 

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