Frac sand mining, processing, and trans-load still pose major issues in Wisconsin. On June 5, the Hudson, WI City Council heard testimony from citizens and others about processing sand. Follow this meeting at the link below: *** In addition, the USGS has published a scientific study on the impact of injection wells and fracking waste on streams.  Be certain to take a look at it. The findings are significant.  While WI does not have hydraulic fracturing activity, it is worthwhile knowing what is occurring in areas where the silica from WI is sent to open up the earth and pollute water supplies to obtain fossil fuel energy.   Pat Popple   715-723-6398 Welcome to the Frac Sand Sentinel, a newsletter highlighting resource links, news media accounts, blog posts, correspondence, observations and opinions gathered regarding local actions on, and impacts of, the developing frac sand mining and processing industries. 

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