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Sen. Kathleen Vinehout - High Capacity Well Proposal Makes Water Problems Worse

Urgent memo from the Wisconsin Towns Association

THIS IS AN URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT REGARDING FRAC SAND & MINING. WE NEED A LOT OF PHONE CALLS NOW.For some time, we have been battling the frac sand industry and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce that want to completely eliminate the ability of local government to regulate air, water, blasting, or anything related to quarries, frac sand, or any mining. In attempt to preserve y

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout - High Capacity Well Proposal Makes Water Problems Worse

BySenator Kathleen Vinehout What if you woke up one morning turned on the faucet to wash your face and saw brown water coming out of your tap? Stacy Sylla of rural Lincoln Township in Trempealeau County texted me just such a photo of water the color of sludge. She has gone through three washing machines, dug fistfuls of sand out of the tank of her toilet, and bought an expensive water-filtering device.

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